About Lura Ketchledge
As an author, Lura Ketchledge completed a fictional paranormal book series titled, ‘The Near-Death Saga’. She grew up in Ormond Beach, Florida, Northern Virginia and lived in Key Largo. She moved to New York City as a young adult, then to the beautiful horse country of Lexington Kentucky where she began the long journey of writing her novels. Lura uses all of these places of reference as the setting of her book series.
Lura studied art at the New School of Social Research in New York City. She worked on ‘The Joe Franklin Show’ late night TV talk show in NYC. Lura studied under Hollywood screenwriter Charles Edward Pogue. She later wrote, produced, and directed her first movie, a zombie comedy, ‘Another Apocalyptic Zombie Movie’. Lura also produced two episodes for the PBS television show, ‘Functional Fitness’.
Lura has been part of the horse world, either owning horses or living on a horse farm for most of her adult life. Realizing it is not enough to write a book series or make a movie to get an agent, Lura embarked on her own gorilla marketing campaign. Lura Ketchledge’s haunted horse farm was featured in Time Money Land magazine in 2011. Since 2009 she has been on over 150 national radio shows, including ‘The X Zone,’ and written a number of first person articles for a variety of on-line magazines. In 2011 she was a featured guest on the reality TV show ‘My Ghost Story’. Lura shared her ghost story in episode 12 of season 2 titled, ‘Haunted Horse Farm’. In 2012 “My Ghost Story Caught on Camera’ created a show titled, ‘The Ghost-man Always Rings Twice,’ and was episode 69 of season six that aired in August of 2013. Lura is the only guest on ‘My Ghost Story’ to be invited back to do a second show.
As an artist, Lura painted the Near-Death Experience Inspired Art series using a combination of naïve art technique, plagiaristic collage, and impressionism. Each of her seven paintings have a correlating articles and narrated videos.
After being seen on CBS, ABC, NBC, and Fox news, different teams of ghost hunters conducted four separate paranormal investigations at her farm. All the teams had positive findings, including audible EVP’s, photographs, and multiple documented videos of orbs, thereby confirming the validity of Lura’s experience with the supernatural. Lura is considered a well-respect paranormal expert.
Lura is currently preparing to host a new reality internet television show titled, “Near-Death TV,’ that she will write, produce and direct. She is also working on the latest novel in her book series.