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Ghost Story Writing

In the summer of 1816, Mary Shelley was staying at Lake Geneva with Percy Bysshe, Lord Byron and John Policlon. As it was raining outside Byron suggested they each write a ghost story. Shelley's first draft of Frankenstein was born.


Outside, here at St Cleopas, the weather was grim, so we switched off the lights, put the log fire on, added some candles and listened to the howling wind and rain outside. A perfect setting to write our own group stories. Have a read, we dare you!

Candle light ghost stories

Our group ghost stories