Friday, March 27, 2009

An Album of Ghostly Images

As often happens, the moment I post on a topic, I stumble across more juicy information on the very same subject. For instance, this morning I discovered a website that recently asked readers to send in their own "ghost" photographs. The website received over 250 images from around the world. The ten best are now posted here.

The top prize went to the photo shown above, which was taken at Tantallon Castle in Scotland.



Anonymous Lioness said...

UR right Kirsten- very creepy! I also found out the Pride and Predjuduice and Zombies was recently released- and a movie of it too. Have u read it? Looks really cool 2 me.

7:50 PM  
Anonymous Lioness said...

Kristen. Pls pls pls pls pls give us a teeny clue about when The Book is coming out! We're dying here! I'm feeling very deprived of butt-kicking action! Can u at least tell us what month it's coming out? YEAR?! pls.

8:12 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Kirsten you are one of my favorite aurthors buuuuuuuuuuuuuut your kind of boring me here because its like you havent been even working on the book just give up a month year SOMETHING
soon to be a lost fan

8:43 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Kristen. Pls pls pls pls pls give us a teeny clue about when The Book is coming out! We're dying here! I'm feeling very deprived of butt-kicking action! Can u at least tell us what month it's coming out? YEAR?! pls.

8:44 PM  
Blogger Kiki Strike: Inside the Shadow City said...

Dear Lioness & Anonymous,

I took time off from the series to write a book that isn't about Kiki. That book will be out next year. Hopefully, Kiki #3 will be out before that. But I don't know the exact date. Sorry about that, but it's not completely up to me!


9:15 PM  
Blogger Irregular Kiki said...

These photos are very creepy! I wish there was some explanation, it's just so interesting!

People: I think we should be patient with Kiki #3. It takes time to write a book that good.

9:30 PM  
Anonymous Del-dee said...

oh my. should i be afraid to go to sleep tonight?

9:41 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

lol! nice Del-dee! i always have loved ghosts. their soo cool. i have never heard of Pride, Prejudice and Zombies before Lioness. is it good?
btw anonymous, calm down, Irregular Kiki is right, it takes time, so till then, pick up another book! thxs Kristen, can't wait till both your new books come out!!!!!!

11:42 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

so kristen, just going through your web site, and i realized there is no picture of Iris. she's like my third favorite character and i hope you do her justice with a picture or something. plus, will you be adding on to The Columbia Conspiracy, of is that all there is? thanks for your time!

11:47 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

hey this is very off subject, but i was on my Wii yesterday, and i read this article about this school called Boston Latin School, and how students thought there were vampires!!!!!

11:58 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

ok.... thanks miss.miller.....

12:20 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

do you have the kiki three cover ? and whats your next book

12:21 PM  
Anonymous Dakota Blue said...

now, advice to those people who will pratically jump on Kirsten miller's back, attack her with a club, and make her sing kareoke to a monkey so she will give more info on kiki 3:
1. Jump out of a window. You'll have to go to the hospital if it's high, and before you know it, it'll be out!
2. Bow down at my awesomeness
3. Refer to the class clown as 'Arty'
4. You meet someone named Jhsjkfghlrthghvflnuh gjhhnflk hnlghjfnhbghjn. When they ask for a nickname, call them 'bob'.
5. Make kiki strike banners or something. I would get a hoot outta that
6. Make a kiki strike theme song (I will pay for that)
7. learn how to contact ghosts
8. become a wiccan (I'm half wiccan. Awesomeness. And i don't have to go to church! Bonus!)
9. Spy on the mailman all day until you realize it's the old grsndma down the block
10. sleep walk into an abandoned area. You wake up finding out it's the irregular's hideout.
11. Do some research on pale elfs
12. Look for albino peacocks online (they are so pretty! i just want one as a pillow! ir'll be so cute and fluffy and poofy! And I will bring it to school so it can bite random people
13. Dn't tip at a high resturant. When they ask why, say that you're from a foreign country, and it's considered an insult to tip there. (As in leaving a five dollar bill means 'you suck! Here's $5! get yourself a haircut!)
14. Purchase a yodeling cucumber
15. dress up like kiki strike for halloween (very, very hard. Almost arrested. Don't do this at home)
16. Get a red marker and draw on someone's neck
17. listen to good music
18. Slap your perverted neighbor and say very not nice things
19. Make a kiki strike action figure (I would, but i suck at making things. The most convincing thing i ever made was a mess)
20. kick some bad guy butt and pretend you're kiki strike. Then, laugh victoriously at the adrenaline rush

12:48 PM  
Anonymous Kiwi said...

Krazy. Kreepy.
Kirsten, ooooooooooo a-non-kiki-book? Sounds intruging. But I won't ask because dakota said not to.

D.Blue I LOVE how you think!

Kirsten, though I agree with lioness. WE ARE DYING HERE. ive read both books three times each.

5:23 PM  
Blogger mccincol said...

Be patient about the book! We all know it takes time to create masterpieces (otherwise they wouldn't be so excellent).

Those ghost pictures were so real! I clicked on the site link and it directed me to the other pictures. Skeptics had excuses like light patterns, overexposure, and disformed everyday objects- but I disagree. How often do you see a skull light trick, or a stick that looks like a detailed ghostly figure from Victorian times?

Creepy. Exciting.

11:19 AM  
Blogger mccincol said...

Oh! And guess what? I just opened AOL and the exact same picture that's on the diary was there! It's featured under the top news for today.

Important discoveries!

11:21 AM  
Anonymous lioness said...

OK sorry Kirsten... didn't mean to pressure u. Can't wait! Anonymous- Pride and prejudice and zombies is a book i'm pretty sure my mom would never let me read... i referred 2 it because Kirsten posted about it on jan 27 (check it out) and it looked really cool.

11:37 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I think number 7 should have won. The ghost in the water washing its feet? Yeah. Creepy. AHHH! Unless its a hoax and someone actually WAS washing his feet. But if it was on the site, i doubt it. =D

2:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

oh okay lioness i will check it out!

4:41 PM  
Blogger falcon said...

I thought some of the pictures looked real, some were def. coincedinces, and some were fake.

Also you guys should be patient, and try writing a book. It takes time. Also, u don't just have to read about adventure. Hasn't Kiki taught u that yet?

8:40 PM  
Blogger Kitty said...

Ghostieness :D

I agree with IrregularKiki, be patient everyone! Writing a book is REALLY hard! Plus, this is Kirsten Miller's FIRST series!! All the other authors that publish their book in half a year or so have DECADES of experience. I know I was getting impatient before, but now I think we should just stop bugging her about it. :3 If you keep bugging Ananka, she just might make the third book the last one

2:19 PM  
Blogger Kitty said...

Kiwi: I've read each Kiki Strike book over eight times :3 And they're still awesome

2:16 PM  
Anonymous liltomboyblue said...

That's pretty creepy... I think the lady above the kids heads was really weird. And a lot of them were really realistic. :-X

10:47 PM  
Anonymous liltomboyblue said...

Oh, and definitely ease up on Kirsten.

I am working on a surprise present for your (very very very late) birthday. ;)

10:48 PM  
Blogger Lara said...

looks like some idiot dressed up to me. anyone read Maya by Jostien Gaarder? Looks a bit like that....

9:04 AM  
Blogger Marie said...

You people should be patient!I tried to write a book recently and I almost died!Anyway,I think everyone that has read Kiki Strike should dress up as her for Halloween and have a look-alike contest!

9:28 PM  

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