We welcome back author Melissa Martin Ellis about her new book “Everything Ghost Hunting.” Melissa resides 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.
She has collected photographs of unexplained and paranormal phenomenon for decades and is an avid paranormal investigator.
Melissa 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, The Providence 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.