Friday, September 25, 2015

Setting for Bleeding Willows

Growing up on the south side of Chicago, I remember hearing tales of devil worshippers heading to Bachelor's Grove Cemetery to pay their respects to Satan.  It creeped me out, yet I was also very curious and wanted to investigate.  This autumn I've decided I will visit the cemetery and will update when I do.

I did NOT take these photos. They come from this website: https://brothertom.wordpress.com/category/graves/

But this abandoned and haunted cemetery has inspired the setting for Between the Bleeding Willows, my current work-in-progress novel.  Cassidy, the main character, lives in Homer Glen, IL, as I did growing up. She will find her life forever changed when she wanders into the cemetery. Welcome to Bachelor's Grove!



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