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How do I sign up

Just click the Sign Up tab located on the main menu. Enter a little info, and go live!

Do I need a valid e-mail address

Yes, it is important to use a valid email address when signing up because you will need a valid email adress to change your password, reset your password, or retrieve a lost password.

How do I Login

Click the tab located on the main menu. You will be promted to enter your username and password. After you enter your login credentials, click the login button and you will automatically be logged in to the website.

I lost my password

Click the Lost Password link found at the bottom of the login form. Use the lost password form to enter your valid email address, then click submit, a new password will be sent to your password will be sent to the email address that you used to sign up with.

I'm having trouble logging in

Be sure that you are logging in with your username, your username is your display name which appears on your stories, poetry, videos and profile. Also, in order to log in on MyGhostStory.com, you must have cookies enabled in your browser.

Real Ghost Stories

Can guest users submit real ghost stories

Sorry, guest submissions are not allowed at this time.
Yes, guest users can submit real ghost stories. You don't need to sign up to add ghost stories to the website, but all guest submissions are moderated, and must be approved. Guest submissions are ususally approved within 24 hours. If a guest submission is approved, it shall appear on the site, and within the story archive.

How do I submit my ghost story

To submit a real ghost story, click the submission button on the main menu.
Nature

Next, select the category that best describes your ghost story.
Submission Menu

Next you will be taken to the submission form, you will need to enter a username if you are not logged in. Next you will need to enter a title for your ghost story. Then you will need to choose a location where your ghost story occurred. You will also need to fill in the short description box. You have the option to upload a preview thumbnail to accompany your picture. Finally, you will need to add your story text to the form.
Submit Story

You have the option to preview your ghost story before it goes live, the preview button is located near the bottom of the submission form. you can preview your ghost story as many times as you want, before you publish it live.
Submit Story

Finally, the last step to adding a ghost story is to tick the agree box, this will make the green "Publish" button appear. Click the "Publish" button, this will publish your ghost story instantly on the site, if you are a signed up user. If you are a guest user, you must wait until your submission is approved before your submission is published on the site.
Submission Button

How many ghost stories can I add

There is no limit to the number of quality, real ghost stories that you can add to the website. As long as your stories are true, and well written, we encourage you to submit all your real ghost stories.

How do I edit my ghost story

To edit your ghost story, navigate to the story that you want to edit, look toward the bottom of the story, right below the copyright stamp there is a link that says "Edit", click the link and you will be taken to the edit submission page. After you make the desired edits, then click the "Update Submission" button, and you will be redirected to your newly edited submission.
Edit Story

My story text looks messed up

The main reason story text appears messed up is because the submission was copy and pasted into the submission form. Never copy and paste directly into the submission form, you can copy and paste into the submission form but you need to paste your story in source view mode. To access the source view, just go to the submission form and click the source view button that appears in the submission form nav bar. The Paste button looks like this: "Paste”

Can anyone submit a ghost story

Yes, any person who is 13 years or older can add real ghost stories to the website.

Can I submit other kinds of stories

No, you cannot submit any other kinds of stories. We only accept 100% true ghost stories for the ghost stories archive.

Can I add someone else's ghost story

No, you cannot take someone else's written story and submit it on MyGhostStory.com. You can tell someone else's story if it is a true ghost story that was told to you by a friend or family member, and you write it in your own words.

How do I delete my ghost story

You cannot delete any ghost stories once it has been submitted, and showing on the site. Stories cannot be deleted, this is to protect the quality of the site, and the integrity of the story archive.

How long should my ghost story be

There is no specific limit or minimum word count for stories. Your real ghost story can be a short story or a long story. Just make sure that your ghost story is well written, that is the most important thing, because your story will be read by hundreds, if not thousands of people.

What if someone steals my ghost story

Concerning internet published content, piracy and plagarism are always a regard, like anything on the internet, we can not guarantee that someone won't try to claim ownership of your submitted material. However, whenever you publish anything (in a book, magazine, on the internet, etc.) you automatically have an implied copyright. This is indicated by the' © Year Your Name' which we place at the end of each story/poem/video. And, if a situation were to arise in which you would need to prove ownership, we--as an objective third party--would be able to provide a 'Date of Publication' which would almost certainly debunk the thief's claim of ownership. It's also worth noting, too, that we've yet to have any problems with theft.

Do you steal my story

Nope Click here if you'd like to see our full Terms of Service. By posting your work you allow us, MyGhostStory.com, a perpetual, irrevocable, world-wide, royalty free and non-exclusive license to use, distribute, reproduce, modify and publicly display such Content. That is to say, you allow us to post it on the website We don't get paid and we don't have exlusive rights to your work. MyGhostStory.com does not claim ownership of the content you submit, nor do we make available for inclusion on the Service.

Dark Poetry

Can guest users submit dark poetry

No, guest users cannot add dark poetry to the website. You must be signed up and logged in to submit your dark poetry.

How do I submit my dark poetry

To submit a dark poem, click the submission button on the main menu.
Submit Button

Next, click the "Add Poem" button, and you will be taken to the poetry submission form.
Submit Poem

Next you will be taken to the submission form, you will need to enter a username if you are not logged in. Next you will need to enter a title for your dark poem. You will also need to fill in the short description box. You have the option to upload a preview thumbnail to accompany your picture. Finally, you will need to add your story text to the form.
Submit Story

You have the option to preview your ghost story before it goes live, the preview button is located near the bottom of the submission form. you can preview your ghost story as many times as you want, before you publish it live.
Submit Story

Finally, the last step to adding a ghost story is to tick the agree box, this will make the green "Publish" button appear. Click the "Publish" button, this will publish your ghost story instantly on the site, if you are a signed up user. If you are a guest user, you must wait until your submission is approved before your submission is published on the site.
Submission Button

How many poems can I add to the website

There is no limit to the number of poems that you can add to the website. We love poetry so we hope that you add a lot of poetry to the website. The more poems that you add, the better.

How do I edit my poem

To edit your poem, navigate to the poem that you want to edit, look toward the bottom of the story, right below the copyright stamp there is a link that says "Edit", click the link and you will be taken to the edit submission page. After you make the desired edits, then click the "Update Submission" button, and you will be redirected to your newly edited submission.

My poem text looks messed up

The main reason poetry text appears messed up is because the submission was copy and pasted into the submission form. Never copy and paste directly into the submission form, you can copy and paste into the submission form but you need to paste your story in source view mode. To access the source view, just go to the submission form and click the source view button that appears in the submission form nav bar. The paste view button looks like this: "Paste”

Can anyone submit a dark poem

Yes, any person who is 13 years or older can add dark poetry to the website.

Can I submit other kinds of poetry

No, you cannot submit any other kinds of poetry. We only accept dark poetry. Dark poetry types consist of paranormal, Gothic, spooky, sadness, horror, heartbreak, paranormal romance, fear, death, gloom, and Halloween.

Can I add someone else's poetry

No, you cannot take someone else's poetry and submit it on MyGhostStory.com. We only accept original poetry written by the original author.

How do I delete my poetry

You cannot delete any poetry once it has been submitted, and showing on the site. Poetry cannot be deleted, this is to protect the quality of the site, and the integrity of the poetry category.

How long should my poems be

There is no specific limit or minimum word count for poems. You can submit short or long poems. Just make sure that your poem is well written, that is the most important thing, because your poetry will be read by hundreds, if not thousands of people.

What if someone steals my poetry

Concerning internet published content, piracy and plagarism are always a regard, like anything on the internet, we can not guarantee that someone won't try to claim ownership of your submitted material. However, whenever you publish anything (in a book, magazine, on the internet, etc.) you automatically have an implied copyright. This is indicated by the' © Year Your Name' which we place at the end of each story/poem/video. And, if a situation were to arise in which you would need to prove ownership, we--as an objective third party--would be able to provide a 'Date of Publication' which would almost certainly debunk the thief's claim of ownership. It's also worth noting, too, that we've yet to have any problems with theft.

Do you steal my poetry

Nope Click here if you'd like to see our full Terms of Service. By posting your work you allow us, MyGhostStory.com, a perpetual, irrevocable, world-wide, royalty free and non-exclusive license to use, distribute, reproduce, modify and publicly display such Content. That is to say, you allow us to post it on the website We don't get paid and we don't have exlusive rights to your work. MyGhostStory.com does not claim ownership of the content you submit, nor do we make available for inclusion on the Service.


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