Fabled Collective

Vanessa K. Eccles

Welcome to Fabled Collective, your haunting haven for all things paranormal, dark fantasy, horror, and southern gothic. Dive into a world where every story is steeped in mystery, every tale is tinged with the supernatural, and every legend is brought to life with spine-tingling detail.


On this channel, Vanessa K. Eccles, author and creator, takes you on a journey through eerie folklore, ghostly encounters, and historical mysteries. Whether you’re captivated by haunted locations, bewitched by dark fairy tales, or intrigued by the macabre side of history, Fabled Collective has something for every lover of the spooky and the strange.


Join our community of dark history enthusiasts, paranormal aficionados, and fantasy lovers as we explore the shadowy corners of literature, history, and beyond. Don’t miss our deep dives into haunted places, true crime stories with a twist, and chilling fictional tales that will keep you up at night.


Subscribe now to never miss a story that will leave you spellbound. Remember, the line between reality and legend is thinner than you think…

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Episodes

The Ghosts of the Marshall House
Jun 20 2024
The Ghosts of the Marshall House
Text Vanessa Your Thoughts!Hear the eerie past of one of Savannah's oldest and most haunted hotels, The Marshall House—a hotel filled with ghosts and history. Located on historic Broughton Street, this hotel boasts a rich history dating back to its construction in 1851 by Mary Marshall. Unlike other historic hotels in Savannah, The Marshall House was always intended to be a hotel, giving it a unique architectural charm with original features like beautiful brick walls and a glamorous staircase.During the Civil War, The Marshall House served as a hospital for Union soldiers and later during Savannah’s yellow fever epidemics. This storied past has left a ghostly mark on the hotel, with numerous reports of paranormal activity. Guests have encountered Civil War soldiers, playful ghostly children, and even the spirit of Mary Marshall herself. Room 414 is particularly notorious for its eerie occurrences, including foul odors and unsettling vibes that persist despite numerous attempts to cleanse the room.Whether you are a history enthusiast or a paranormal aficionado, The Marshall House offers an unforgettable experience. Discover the fascinating tales and spine-chilling encounters that make this hotel a must-visit destination in Savannah, GA.Sources: The Marshall House, Ghost City ToursSupport the Show.🖤 Virtual Tip Jars 🖤PayPal: https://www.paypal.com/donate?hosted_button_id=KPQF5LMCAKW76Venmo: @fabledcollective https://venmo.com/u/fabledcollective My Books: http://books2read.com/VanessaKEcclesNewsletter: http://eepurl.com/glvr6XPodcast: https://fabledcollective.buzzsprout.comWebsite: https://www.fabledcollective.comYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/FabledCollectiveInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/fabledcollective/
The Science of Bad Vibes
Jun 18 2024
The Science of Bad Vibes
Text Vanessa Your Thoughts!The science of bad vibes is interesting. Have you ever visited a place that felt unusually peaceful or, conversely, oppressively heavy? Throughout my travels to various haunted locations, I’ve encountered places steeped in history and tragedy, where visitors often sense lingering negativity. Sensitive individuals are especially prone to feeling these residual vibrations, a phenomenon explained by theories of emotional residue and geopathic stress.Emotional residue suggests that past emotions can leave an imprint on a place, detectable through chemical signals like those emitted through tears and sweat. Research supports the idea that humans can unconsciously communicate emotions through chemosignals, influencing others' feelings and behaviors.Geopathic stress, on the other hand, is believed to arise from distortions in the Earth’s energy, potentially caused by geological faults, underground water, or man-made structures. This stress is thought to lead to health issues like fatigue, insomnia, and headaches. Historically, ancient societies recognized the impact of Earth's energies on human well-being, guiding the placement of their cities and structures based on natural indicators.Despite modern science's struggle to fully understand these phenomena, personal experiences reveal the profound impact of a place’s vibrations. I’ve lived in locations that drained my creativity and others that inspired it, highlighting the importance of being attuned to the energy around us.Join me as I delve into the science and stories behind these mysterious forces and share your own experiences of places that have affected you. Someone you know might be suffering from the negative energy of their environment—share this episode and let them know they’re not alone.Sources: Popular Mechanics, Healthy Spaces by DesignSupport the Show.🖤 Virtual Tip Jars 🖤PayPal: https://www.paypal.com/donate?hosted_button_id=KPQF5LMCAKW76Venmo: @fabledcollective https://venmo.com/u/fabledcollective My Books: http://books2read.com/VanessaKEcclesNewsletter: http://eepurl.com/glvr6XPodcast: https://fabledcollective.buzzsprout.comWebsite: https://www.fabledcollective.comYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/FabledCollectiveInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/fabledcollective/
The Underground Morgue of Savannah
Jan 23 2024
The Underground Morgue of Savannah
Text Vanessa Your Thoughts!Dive into the depths of Savannah, Georgia’s haunting past with our latest podcast episode on the Old Candler Hospital and its mysterious underground tunnel. Unearth the chilling tales and hidden histories of one of Georgia's oldest hospitals, where the echoes of the yellow fever epidemics still whisper through the corridors. This episode is a riveting journey into the heart of darkness, with local lore at its center. With atmospheric storytelling and a touch of spooky, we'll transport you to a place where history's shadowy secrets come to life. Tune in to "The Underground Morgue of Savannah" – it's not just a podcast episode; it's an immersive experience into a forgotten chapter of Southern history. Don't miss this journey into the past – listen now and feel the pulse of Savannah's dark and fascinating heritage!Promo: Southern GothicMusic: Ghostpocalypse – 6 Crossing the Threshold by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/Support the Show.🖤 Virtual Tip Jars 🖤PayPal: https://www.paypal.com/donate?hosted_button_id=KPQF5LMCAKW76Venmo: @fabledcollective https://venmo.com/u/fabledcollective My Books: http://books2read.com/VanessaKEcclesNewsletter: http://eepurl.com/glvr6XPodcast: https://fabledcollective.buzzsprout.comWebsite: https://www.fabledcollective.comYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/FabledCollectiveInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/fabledcollective/
The Rings of Fairies
Nov 28 2023
The Rings of Fairies
Text Vanessa Your Thoughts!In the eerie twilight of superstition and science, fairy rings stand as enigmatic symbols at the crossroads of the mystical and the mundane. Whispered in folklore as the nocturnal dance floors of capricious fairies, these circles ensnare the unwary traveler in a timeless grip, spinning tales of lost time and otherworldly encounters. Yet, beneath this spectral veil lies a more earthly, yet no less haunting truth: a silent, creeping network of fungi, expanding in ghostly circles, consuming the very essence of the soil. These rings, whether marked by lush verdure or deadened grass, are nature's own cryptic signature, a reminder that even in the clarity of science, the world retains its shadowy mysteries and unspoken enchantments.Music:Ghostpocalypse – 6 Crossing the Threshold by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/Music: Sovereign by Kevin MacLeodFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4397-sovereignLicensed under CC BY 4.0: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseSupport the Show.🖤 Virtual Tip Jars 🖤PayPal: https://www.paypal.com/donate?hosted_button_id=KPQF5LMCAKW76Venmo: @fabledcollective https://venmo.com/u/fabledcollective My Books: http://books2read.com/VanessaKEcclesNewsletter: http://eepurl.com/glvr6XPodcast: https://fabledcollective.buzzsprout.comWebsite: https://www.fabledcollective.comYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/FabledCollectiveInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/fabledcollective/
Victorian Funeral and Mourning Practices with Jennifer Guthrie
Nov 6 2023
Victorian Funeral and Mourning Practices with Jennifer Guthrie
Text Vanessa Your Thoughts!In the shadowed corners of the Victorian era, death wasn't just an event; it was an art form. Wrapped in layers of ritual and superstition, Victorian funeral customs created an eerie dance with the departed. From post-mortem photographs where the deceased posed eerily alive, to mourning jewelry crafted from the hair of the lost, every tradition was steeped in significance. The mourners, draped in black crepe, observed strict mourning periods, their attire shifting in subtle ways as time passed. Whispered tales told of spirits communicating through seances, while ornate headstones and crypts ensured the dead were memorialized in grandeur. Dive deep into the chilling world of Victorian mourning practices, where the boundaries between life and death were delicately blurred. Dive in… if you dare. Music: Ghostpocalypse – 6 Crossing the Threshold by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/Novel mentioned: Bellman and Black by Diane Setterfield https://www.dianesetterfield.com/books/bellman-and-black/Keywords: Victorian era, funeral customs, mourning rituals, post-mortem photography, seances, mourning jewelry.Support the Show.🖤 Virtual Tip Jars 🖤PayPal: https://www.paypal.com/donate?hosted_button_id=KPQF5LMCAKW76Venmo: @fabledcollective https://venmo.com/u/fabledcollective My Books: http://books2read.com/VanessaKEcclesNewsletter: http://eepurl.com/glvr6XPodcast: https://fabledcollective.buzzsprout.comWebsite: https://www.fabledcollective.comYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/FabledCollectiveInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/fabledcollective/
Spirits in the Mist
Oct 20 2023
Spirits in the Mist
Text Vanessa Your Thoughts!Dive deep into North America's chilling waterway legends as we explore the eerie histories of Niagara Falls, Lake Lanier, and White Rock Lake. From the Screaming Tunnel's unsettling echoes near the world-famous Niagara Falls to Lake Lanier's ghostly apparitions and unexplained disappearances in Georgia, water sources prove to be reservoirs of both natural beauty and supernatural enigma. Venture further to Dallas's White Rock Lake, where the spectral Lady of the Lake roams, leaving behind tales of tragedy and mystery. These iconic locations serve as breathtaking attractions by day, but as night falls, their haunting legends resurface, ensuring thrill-seekers and paranormal enthusiasts are left both captivated and cautious.Music:Ghostpocalypse – 6 Crossing the Threshold by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/Music: Sovereign by Kevin MacLeodFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4397-sovereignLicensed under CC BY 4.0: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseSupport the Show.🖤 Virtual Tip Jars 🖤PayPal: https://www.paypal.com/donate?hosted_button_id=KPQF5LMCAKW76Venmo: @fabledcollective https://venmo.com/u/fabledcollective My Books: http://books2read.com/VanessaKEcclesNewsletter: http://eepurl.com/glvr6XPodcast: https://fabledcollective.buzzsprout.comWebsite: https://www.fabledcollective.comYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/FabledCollectiveInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/fabledcollective/
The Ghost Writer
Sep 29 2023
The Ghost Writer
Text Vanessa Your Thoughts!Unravel the chilling mystery of Patience Worth, a spirit from the 17th century, who broke the silence of the grave to communicate through Pearl Curran's Ouija board. Dive deep into this eerie tale on this podcast episode, where we unveil a world where the dead penned literary masterpieces and one woman's mundane life was forever entangled with whispers from beyond. Can you resist the allure of history's most fascinating ghost writer? Promo: History Goes BumpMusic:-       Music: Peace of Mind by Kevin MacLeodFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4199-peace-of-mindLicensed under CC BY 4.0: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license-       Music: Clean Soul by Kevin MacLeodFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/3514-clean-soulLicensed under CC BY 4.0: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license-       Ghostpocalypse – 6 Crossing the Threshold by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/Support the Show.🖤 Virtual Tip Jars 🖤PayPal: https://www.paypal.com/donate?hosted_button_id=KPQF5LMCAKW76Venmo: @fabledcollective https://venmo.com/u/fabledcollective My Books: http://books2read.com/VanessaKEcclesNewsletter: http://eepurl.com/glvr6XPodcast: https://fabledcollective.buzzsprout.comWebsite: https://www.fabledcollective.comYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/FabledCollectiveInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/fabledcollective/
Locked Away for 25 Years
Sep 8 2023
Locked Away for 25 Years
Text Vanessa Your Thoughts!Blanche Monnier, often referred to as "La Séquestrée de Poitiers," is a harrowing tale from 19th-century France. Born into a prominent Poitiers family, the beautiful heiress mysteriously vanished at 25, only to be discovered 25 years later imprisoned in her family's mansion. Her shocking captivity, orchestrated by her mother and brother to prevent an "unsuitable" love affair, challenges societal norms of respectability and family honor. This chilling story underscores the dark extremes of human behavior and the dangers of unchecked authority within familial relationships.Promos: Homespun HaintsThe Sacrifice of Ava Black by A.G. PorterMusic:Ghostpocalypse – 6 Crossing the Threshold by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/Music: Sovereign by Kevin MacLeodFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4397-sovereignLicensed under CC BY 4.0: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseMusic: Awkward Meeting by Kevin MacLeodFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/3400-awkward-meetingLicensed under CC by 4.0: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseSupport the Show.🖤 Virtual Tip Jars 🖤PayPal: https://www.paypal.com/donate?hosted_button_id=KPQF5LMCAKW76Venmo: @fabledcollective https://venmo.com/u/fabledcollective My Books: http://books2read.com/VanessaKEcclesNewsletter: http://eepurl.com/glvr6XPodcast: https://fabledcollective.buzzsprout.comWebsite: https://www.fabledcollective.comYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/FabledCollectiveInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/fabledcollective/
The Bride of Annandale and the Weeping Lady
Jun 22 2023
The Bride of Annandale and the Weeping Lady
Text Vanessa Your Thoughts!Discover the chilling tales of the Chapel of the Cross Cemetery, Madison, Mississippi - a historical site steeped in spectral lore. Home to the famous “Bride of Annandale” and the “Weeping Lady,” this haunted graveyard is a hotspot for ghost hunters and history buffs alike. Explore ghostly encounters, tragic love stories, and whispers of the past that add to the eerie ambiance of this Southern landmark. Unearth the spectral inhabitants of this 19th-century cemetery and learn about their lasting impact on Mississippi's rich history.The following music was used for this media project:Music: Dark Walk by Kevin MacLeodFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/3612-dark-walkLicense (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseThe following music was used for this media project:Music: This House by Kevin MacLeodFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4525-this-houseLicense (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseAnd Ghostpocalypse - 6 by Kevin MacLeod (paid license).Support the Show.🖤 Virtual Tip Jars 🖤PayPal: https://www.paypal.com/donate?hosted_button_id=KPQF5LMCAKW76Venmo: @fabledcollective https://venmo.com/u/fabledcollective My Books: http://books2read.com/VanessaKEcclesNewsletter: http://eepurl.com/glvr6XPodcast: https://fabledcollective.buzzsprout.comWebsite: https://www.fabledcollective.comYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/FabledCollectiveInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/fabledcollective/
Mirror, Mirror, Who's the Murderess Amongst Us All?
Jun 1 2023
Mirror, Mirror, Who's the Murderess Amongst Us All?
Text Vanessa Your Thoughts!Snow White is a timeless fairy tale that has captured the hearts of audiences for generations, and its magical narrative continues to inspire and resonate with people of all ages. From the original Brothers Grimm version to Disney's beloved adaptation, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs weaves a spellbinding narrative of love, friendship, and the triumph of goodness over evil. With its classic themes of good vs. evil, love, and overcoming adversity, it's easy to see why it's among the favorites in people's hearts and minds. Today, we’ll explore the fascinating nuances and captivating themes behind Snow White, a story that reminds us of the enduring magic that lies within classic fairy tales and the disturbing warnings that remain relevant even today.The following music was used for this media project:Music: Heartbreaking by Kevin MacLeodFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/3863-heartbreakingLicense (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license& Other music by Kevin MacLeod (paid licenses).Support the Show.🖤 Virtual Tip Jars 🖤PayPal: https://www.paypal.com/donate?hosted_button_id=KPQF5LMCAKW76Venmo: @fabledcollective https://venmo.com/u/fabledcollective My Books: http://books2read.com/VanessaKEcclesNewsletter: http://eepurl.com/glvr6XPodcast: https://fabledcollective.buzzsprout.comWebsite: https://www.fabledcollective.comYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/FabledCollectiveInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/fabledcollective/
Does the Devil Think About You?
Feb 14 2023
Does the Devil Think About You?
Text Vanessa Your Thoughts!We often don’t think about God until the day the devil thinks about us. When things are going great, we go about life in a state of flow, but when something tragic happens to us—or to the world—it stops us dead in our tracks. And even if we don’t think of ourselves as religious, many of us will try prayer when all else seems to fail.And nothing is more terrifying than the idea of demonic possession. Because not only has the devil thought about you, he chose you. It’s hard to imagine sharing your body with a demon. But according to a study by YouGov, 45% of Americans believe in demons. Do you? Find my new fiction book, SOUL BREATHER, here: https://amzn.to/40SKslaPlease note that this is an affiliate link, which means I may earn a small commission on any sales (at no cost to you).Music:The following music was used for this media project:Music: Gregorian Chant by Kevin MacLeodFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/3825-gregorian-chantLicense (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license The following music was used for this media project:Music: Day of Chaos by Kevin MacLeodFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/3620-day-of-chaosLicense (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-license The following music was used for this media project:Music: Long note One by Kevin MacLeodFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/3992-long-note-oneLicense (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseSupport the Show.🖤 Virtual Tip Jars 🖤PayPal: https://www.paypal.com/donate?hosted_button_id=KPQF5LMCAKW76Venmo: @fabledcollective https://venmo.com/u/fabledcollective My Books: http://books2read.com/VanessaKEcclesNewsletter: http://eepurl.com/glvr6XPodcast: https://fabledcollective.buzzsprout.comWebsite: https://www.fabledcollective.comYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/FabledCollectiveInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/fabledcollective/
Old Charleston Jail with Whitney Zahar
Nov 3 2022
Old Charleston Jail with Whitney Zahar
Text Vanessa Your Thoughts!The Old Charleston Jail, located in downtown Charleston, South Carolina is a sight to see if you're ever in low country. Nestled between neighborhoods and on the outskirts of the posh historic district, the jail looks horrifyingly out of place. Across the street, an apartment building with children playing on the green has this large fortress for a view. In this area, the horrifying past of Charlestonians from long ago literally collides with residents of today.Where to find Whitney Zahar online:Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/whitneyzahar/The ParaUnity podcast: https://paraunitypodcast.wixsite.com/paraunityBooks: https://www.amazon.com/Whitney-Zahar/e/B01AJY8YFY?ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_1&qid=1666105133&sr=8-1 Many thanks to Bulldog Tours for a wonderful tour of the jail. Other Fabled Collective Episodes mentioned:Lavinia FisherSt. AlbansSorrel-Weed HouseOther Podcasts Mentioned:Pleasing TerrorsHaunted HappenstanceMusic:The following music was used for this media project:Loss by Kevin MacLeodFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/4003-lossLicense (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseArtist website: https://incompetech.com"Ghostpocalypse - 6 Crossing the Threshold" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 Licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0 Support the Show.🖤 Virtual Tip Jars 🖤PayPal: https://www.paypal.com/donate?hosted_button_id=KPQF5LMCAKW76Venmo: @fabledcollective https://venmo.com/u/fabledcollective My Books: http://books2read.com/VanessaKEcclesNewsletter: http://eepurl.com/glvr6XPodcast: https://fabledcollective.buzzsprout.comWebsite: https://www.fabledcollective.comYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/FabledCollectiveInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/fabledcollective/
Bonaventure Cemetery
Sep 9 2022
Bonaventure Cemetery
Text Vanessa Your Thoughts!One can hardly mention visiting Savannah without someone recommending they tour what's arguably one of the most hauntingly beautiful cemeteries in the country—Bonaventure Cemetery. With its stunning oak-lined walkways, lacy Spanish moss, and azaleas in abundance, Bonaventure feels more like a garden than a cemetery.Buried beneath its lovely surface lies a fascinating history. Let's journey to Bonaventure in Savannah, Georgia, whose name means "Good Fortune."Newsletter: http://eepurl.com/glvr6XWebsite: https://www.fabledcollective.comShop: https://www.fabledcollective.com/shop/YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/FabledCollectiveMusic:-The following music was used for this media project:Music: At Rest by Kevin MacLeodFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/3388-at-restLicense (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseArtist website: https://incompetech.com - The following music was used for this media project:Music: Heartbreaking by Kevin MacLeodFree download: https://filmmusic.io/song/3863-heartbreakingLicense (CC BY 4.0): https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseArtist website: https://incompetech.com - Ghostpocalypse – 6 Crossing the Threshold by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensedunder Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/Support the Show.🖤 Virtual Tip Jars 🖤PayPal: https://www.paypal.com/donate?hosted_button_id=KPQF5LMCAKW76Venmo: @fabledcollective https://venmo.com/u/fabledcollective My Books: http://books2read.com/VanessaKEcclesNewsletter: http://eepurl.com/glvr6XPodcast: https://fabledcollective.buzzsprout.comWebsite: https://www.fabledcollective.comYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/FabledCollectiveInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/fabledcollective/