The Everything Ghost Hunting Book

Ghost Hunting

Everything Ghost Hunting

The Everything Ghost Hunting Book is available for order on, Barnes & Noble and fine booksellers worldwide. It is available in ebook format as well for download to Kindle and Nook. With dozens of rave reviews on Amazon, EGHB has an average reader score of 4.6 out of 5 stars and is considered the bible for ghost hunters. Star Girl, in her Amazon review says: “This book is not only a wonderful primer for beginners, but a good resource to have for intermediates as well as those who are seasoned: everything is easily found using the index, so it’s a great reference guide. In addition, those who aren’t paranormal investigators (such as writers and journalists) who need to research the topic in order to sound knowledgeable about what they’re writing will also find this invaluable.” The book’s comprehensive look at ghost-hunting and ghost hunters is a guaranteed good read for everyone interested in delving further into the supernatural world and the attempt to document that paranormal entities are trying to communicate with us. Martin-Ellis lives in Rhode Island and has taken classes in ghost-hunting at The Atlantic Paranormal Society in Warwick (TAPS). She was assisted in her research by members of TRIPRG, the Rhode Island Paranormal Research group, as well as Nathan Schoonover of the Ghostman and Demon Hunter Show and the Extreme Paranormal TV show.

Ghostman & Demon Hunter

Ghostman & Demon Hunter

Melissa was interviewed on the Ghostman and Demon Hunter Show April 5th, 2009. To hear her segment, the player controls can be advanced to minute 34:20 for the start of the interview. She has collected photographs of unexplained and paranormal phenomenon for decades and is an avid paranormal investigator. She also authored 101 Ways to Find a Ghost and is currently writing New England Haunts, a guide to paranormal and ghostly phenomena in Southern New England..

The Everything Photography Book

The Everything Photography Book was released in April, 2009.

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Product Description
People love taking pictures, and there are more photography options today than ever before! Including thirty black-and-white photos depicting proper shooting, development, and general photography techniques, this photography guide covers:

  • Selecting the right camera, lens, and accessories
  • The pros and cons of film vs. digital
  • Controlling exposures with apertures and shutter speeds
  • Black-and-white versus color photography
  • Ways to modify light and use flash
  • Printing and developing photos
  • Turning a photography hobby into a career
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Whether they’re shooting portraits and still life or travel and nature photos, this is the perfect resource for any photographer. From the beginner to the experienced shutter-clicker, enthusiasts of all ages and skill levels will find the information they need to take great pictures. 

About the Author
Melissa Martin Ellis (Newport, RI) is a freelance writer and photographer with more than twenty-five years of experience. Her work has appeared in such diverse publications as The Boston Globe, Rhode Island Monthly, Newport This Week, Balancing the Tides, TheProvidence Journal, Horsemen’s Yankee Peddler, and Newport Life Magazine. A former supervisor of the photo lab at the Naval Underwater Systems Center in Newport, Ms. Ellis is a longtime member of the Newport Art Museum and has served as an officer of the Newport Photographer’s Guild. She has exhibited numerous times in New England, most recently in a well-received two-person show called “Dreams of Empire” in Newport, RI..