How do you feel about ghosts?
I was writing this book called MEDICINE WOMAN, about Mary Ferguson, who became a doctor on the Canadian Prairies in 1908. As in all great romances, Mary has to make a decision—does she follow her heart or her career? At that time and place, women couldn’t do both. But when she attends a train wreck outside of Medicine Hat, she meets David, a man trying to find balance between his Indian mother and his white father. David is returning to his people on the western prairies.
So where do the ghosts come in? Well, I researched train wrecks on the western prairies (writers research extensively, we want our fiction accurate.)
And I came across the most amazing story, The Ghost Train Of Medicine Hat. I used the basic concept in Medicine Woman.
You can see the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WrcX3bEOASI
And tell me your own ghost story–we all have one, right?