History That Never Was

Home of Dawn Vogel: Writer, Historian, Geek

Unfixed Timelines 2 Complete on Channillo

| March 22, 2022

Have you checked out Unfixed Timelines 2 on Channillo? At this point, the entire book has been posted! You just need a Channillo subscription to read my stories and essays, and you can read other books there as well! A Russian pilot using a bit of magic and music to rescue her compatriot. The family impacts […]

Unfixed Timelines 2 on Channillo

| January 20, 2022

Have you checked out Unfixed Timelines 2 on Channillo? Each Tuesday, I’m publishing a story or essay related to the historical elements of the story there. You just need a Channillo subscription to read my stories and essays, and you can read other books there as well! A Russian pilot using a bit of magic and […]

Dark and Creepy Books

| December 28, 2021

If you want some creepy, spooky, or otherwise dark reads for your to be read pile, I’ve got two of options for you! Volatile Figments is a collection of contemporary fantasy short stories in which the protagonists deal with the darker side of the supernatural. There are some horrific moments in some of the stories, […]

Unfixed Timelines 2 Launching on Channillo!

| December 14, 2021

It’s been a little while since I’ve launched a book on Channillo, but as of today, you can read the first story in Unfixed Timelines 2, “Nochnaya Serenada,” on Channillo with a subscription! Each Tuesday through the middle of March, I’ll post a new story or essay on some of the historical elements of the stories, […]

Horror and Dark Fantasy

| July 15, 2021

If you’re looking for some dark reads for your to be read pile, I’ve got a couple of options for you! Camp Haunt is an epistolary young adult horror novella, which is only available on Channillo (which requires a subscription). It uses letters home from campers, campers’ journals, camp documents, and newspaper clippings to tell […]

Camp Haunt, Exclusively at Channillo

| March 30, 2021

Camp Haunt is an unusual novella. It’s an epistolary novel, with the fragments including letters, diary entries, and camp forms. It’s one that I wrote without substantial revision, as I was often writing each section of it about a week before they went live. It’s also the only novella that I’ve published but not via […]

Camp Haunt, Only on Channillo

| March 31, 2020

I have one book that has never been released as an ebook or print book, though you can read it online at Channillo. If you like creepy, atmospheric stories told in a found document format, you should definitely check out Camp Haunt. Camp Fairmarsh, founded in 1883, has a long tradition of giving teenage girls a […]

A Story from a Spooky Camp

| July 16, 2019

If you’ve got some extra time for reading this summer, and you like your summer reads to be spooky, check out Camp Haunt! Camp Haunt grew out of my love for going to camp in the summers of my childhood, combined with a love for all of the creepy things that COULD happen at a […]

Ready to be Scared of Summer Camp?

| March 21, 2019

Summer camp can be a scary experience for those who have never gone before, and even some veterans of the camp experience. In my serial novella, Camp Haunt, things are scarier than normal for the campers at Camp Fairmarsh, where all sorts of weird things are happening in the summer of 2003. Told as a […]

Winter Reads: Camp Haunt

| January 8, 2019

If your reading preferences lean toward the spooky and episodic, have you checked out Camp Haunt? Written as a series of diary entries, letters, and other documents from an all-girls summer camp in the early 2000s, Camp Haunt will deliver both of those things! It’s available exclusively by subscription at Channillo!