A Scott in the Dark

Tips and lessons for folks who think they might want to create a haunt by Scott Swenson This blog is based on episode 31 of my A Scott In the Dark podcast, which was titled, Hey Gang, Let’s Put on a Show. This was geared toward folks who think they want to start a haunted attraction. First, a […]Continue Reading
…in which Scott talked about how he got into the haunt business and a few other topics. This blog is based on Episode 30 of my Scott in the Dark podcast. That podcast was Listeners’ Choice, Volume 2. It had been way too long since we’d had a new episode, because I’d been doing some cool things […]Continue Reading
Highlights from my visit to this year’s Transworld in St. Louis, Missouri It’s time once again to step into the darkness… This blog is based on episode 29 of my A Scott in the Dark podcast, which I recorded at the granddaddy of the haunt industry—the Transworld show in St. Louis. There was a lot going on for me […]Continue Reading
…in which I answer a few burning questions from listeners Welcome once again to A Scott in the Dark. This blog is based on my Episode 28 podcast, which was recorded on a dark and stormy night in Tampa. This was the perfect setting for the topic I chose for that particular episode—answering questions from people […]Continue Reading
TRADESHOWS ARE THE BEST PLACE TO MAKE FRIENDS AND GET EDUCATED ABOUT THE HAUNT BUSINESS We’re going to do something a little different in the dark this time, because I just got back from HAuNTcon, where I ran into some friends and had conversations with them that I recorded. So, I won’t be telling you how […]Continue Reading
What haunters can learn from participating in tradeshows outside the haunt world In this blog, I’ll be talking about my experiences at The Special Event show that took place from January 8 to 10, 2019 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California. I call this a parallel industry tradeshow. Although it wasn’t a haunt […]Continue Reading
How and where to find bargains on stuff for your haunt throughout the year Welcome to my first blog of 2019. Since it’s right after the holiday season, I got to thinking about what we can do as haunters to get ready for what’s coming up. We’re all just twitching and itching to get back into […]Continue Reading