Ruschelle E. Dillon

Ruschelle Dillon is a freelance writer whose efforts focus on the dark humor and the horror genres. Ms. Dillon’s brand of humor has been incorporated in a wide variety of projects, including the irreverent “Caustic Cookbook” and “Bone-sai”, as well as the live-action video shorts “Don’t Punch the Corpse” and “Mothman”.

Ruschelle lives in Johnstown with her husband Ed and the numerous critters they share their home with. When she isn’t writing, she can be found teaching guitar and performing vocals and guitar in the band Ribbon Grass Acoustic Group. Find her at

Stories by Ruschelle E. Dillon

Ghost Hunter

Illustrated by Joey To

I could smell the musty funk as soon as I yanked opened the door. I flinched as if I had been punched in the nose with a fistful of dust and unfamiliar sweetness. My mother begged me not to go; afraid I might touch something unclean and bring something unwanted home. Afraid I might be unable …