Monday, July 4, 2011

The Devil's Run - A Nolichucky River Tale

Hi folks! I am bringing you a legend, local to me, that is creepy and intriguing. It is about The Devil's Run, a purportedly haunted location on the Nolichucky River, located in TN. More can be found about the legend here

 Photo found at Outpost Usa.


The river, seen above, is a favorite for whitewater rafting and canoeing. It is a popular place, and well known to locals. There are parts of the river that are beautifully scenic, and other parts that invoke a spooky feeling. It's no wonder that a few tales are told in accordance with the area. I had heard this tale when I was younger, and when I came across it again, my mind began to swirl with ideas. Quickly I penned the following, which is an embellishment on the original. Again, this is not the story itself, but one of the versions I saw in my head. I hope you enjoy it!



*I have removed the story due to it being accepted for publication. As soon as more details emerge on where the story can be found, I will post them here. Thank you for your understanding and support!

4 comments:

  1. Thank you, John! It's always nice to see you stop by! It's an easy story to have some fun with, that's for sure. :)

    I need to find some time to go by this place and check it out for myself. When I do, I will put up another blog post about my experiences.

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  2. Beautiful story Amber. The story was truly alive in the details, the scenes and settings could be felt physically. This is why paranormal research and folklore are such a great inspiration to writing. Keep it up, I'm definitely looking forward to your full works.

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  3. Thank you so much, Phil! I'm totally flattered from your compliments. That's definitely what I'm trying to convey most of the time. I believe I will be scouring legends now for some inspiration in the future.

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