Author Archives: Loren Rhoads

About Loren Rhoads

I am the author of the essay collection Wish You Were Here: Adventures in Cemetery Travel, co-author of the novel As Above, So Below, and editor of The Haunted Mansion Project: Year Two. My science fiction trilogy, The Dangerous Type, will be published by Night Shade in 2015. In addition to blogging at CemeteryTravel.com, I blog about my morbid life at lorenrhoads.com.

How does Weather affect cemeteries?

As #Stormageddon hits San Francisco (well, and Northern California, Oregon, etc.) this morning, I am reminded of an interview I did with one of the stringers for the Weather Channel.  She had some questions about how weather affects cemeteries. Her … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Converge

October was a whirlwind of writing about cemeteries and talking about cemeteries and touring cemeteries.  You can believe I was in heaven. The month started with my speech at the Death Salon about how the graveyards were removed from San Francisco. … Continue reading

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Cemetery Travel everywhere!

October is the time when people’s thoughts turn to cemeteries.  I’ve been chatting with anyone who will listen about why everyone should visit graveyards, whether on vacation or in their own hometowns.  I thought I would collect up all the links … Continue reading

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This Weekend’s Bay Area Cemetery Tours

It seems like every local cemetery is having a tour this weekend.  I’m going to hit as many as I can.  Hope to see you there! Saturday, November 1, 10-11:30 am Alhambra Cemetery Carquinez Scenic Route Martinez, California 94553 http://www.cityofmartinez.org/cals/default.asp This … Continue reading

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Most Beautiful Cemeteries

I should start by saying I am thrilled to talk to anyone and everyone about cemeteries.  So I was especially excited when a writer for Travel & Leisure contacted me for a story she was writing about the World’s Most … Continue reading

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