TIH 368: John Hornor Jacobs on Southern Gods, Video Games, and Journalstone

TIH 368 John Hornor Jacobs on Southern Gods, Video Games, and Journalstone

In this podcast John Hornor Jacobs talks about Southern Gods, video games, Journalstone, and much more. About John Hornor Jacobs John Hornor Jacobs, is an award-winning author of genre-bending adult and YA fiction including Southern Gods, This Dark Earth, A Lush and Seething Hell, and Murder Ballads and Other Horrific Tales. Show notes Click the timestamps …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 28 September 2020

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Welcome to Must Read Horror, where we search the internet for the best horror articles of the week so you don’t have to.  Without further ado: Bloody Disgusting explain how we have The X-Files to thank for pushing the boundaries of TV scares LitReactor offer up ten editing tricks to improve your writing Sci-fi & Scary …

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Book Review: Recall Night by Alan Baxter

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“Yet again, Baxter has delivered an exciting story with his enigmatic protagonist at the centre, and has succeeded in whetting our appetite for more supernatural thrills in the company of Eli Carver.”   Alan Baxter is a British-Australian author who writes horror, supernatural thrillers, and dark fantasy, liberally mixed with crime and noir. His debut …

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News Round-up Week Ending 25 September 2020

Daniele Serra Art Book

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … New, large-format art book of the stunning work of Daniele Serra, available now from PS Publishing Fans of horror fiction, and especially those rare collectors editions, will be no strangers to the work of Daniele Serra. …

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Look Out For … The Hollow Places by T. Kingfisher

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“With this new novel, Kingfisher cranks up the creepy factor with strange portals that open the doorway for horrifying monsters that thrive on fear.” Behind a hole in the wall of her uncle’s house, Kara discovers a strange bunker with cryptic words inside. Pray they are hungry. Newly divorced, Kara is now back home, and …

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TIH 367: Daniel Kraus on The Living Dead, George A. Romero, and Guillermo del Toro

TIH 367 Daniel Kraus on The Living Dead, George A. Romero, and Guillermo del Toro

In this podcast Daniel Kraus talks about The Living Dead, George A. Romero, Guillermo del Toro, and much more. About Daniel Kraus Daniel Kraus is a New York Times bestselling author. With Guillermo del Toro, he co-authored The Shape of Water, based on the same idea the two created for the Oscar-winning film. Also with …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 21 September 2020

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Welcome to Must Read Horror, where we search the internet for the best horror articles of the week so you don’t have to.  Without further ado: The Line-up suggest eleven terrifying reads in translation to broaden your reading horizons Night Worms pick out the benefits of reading horror in this guest post by Richelle Bloody …

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Book Review: Last Case at a Baggage Auction by Eric J. Guignard

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“Add brilliant pacing to the intriguing premise and great characters and Guignard has given us an all-around fantastic and fun tale.”   As an author and editor, Eric J. Guignard has been nominated six times for a Bram Stoker Award, winning twice; Best Anthology for After Death … (Dark Moon Books, 2013) and Best Fiction …

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News Round-up Week Ending 18 September 2020

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Duncan Swan’s Monstre, available now from Super Hoot Publishing In one of the most hotly anticipated releases of 2020, Duncan Swan’s Monstre was finally released onto shelves 15 September. In his thrilling debut novel, Swan crafts a relentless, …

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TOD 082 State of The Weird Roundtable 2020

In this podcast, The Outer Dark Virtual Symposium 2020 presents State of The Weird 2020 Roundtable featuring J.S. Breukelaar, Chesya Burke, Julie C. Day, Larissa Glasser, Orrin Grey, and Tonya Liburd. PLUS Readings by Larissa Glasser and J.S. Breukelaar. This programming was recorded on Saturday August 15, 2020. Show Notes In this podcast, The Outer …

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Look Out For … We Will All Go Down Together by Gemma Files

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“With this collection, Files weaves connections with stories and characters in an occult drenched mosaic with a distinctive style and voice that’s all her own.” Fleeing Scotland, five clans arrive at Dourvale, Ontario. Descendants of witches, the Five-Family Coven are used to persecution. These spellcasters, singers, shamans, and thieves … the members of Devize, Druir, …

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TIH 366: Daniel Kraus on Young Adult vs. Adult Fiction, Rotters, and Chicago

TIH 366 Daniel Kraus on Young Adult vs. Adult Fiction, Rotters, and Chicago

In this podcast Daniel Kraus talks about young adult vs. adult fiction, Rotters, Chicago, and much more. About Daniel Kraus Daniel Kraus is a New York Times bestselling author. With Guillermo del Toro, he co-authored The Shape of Water, based on the same idea the two created for the Oscar-winning film. Also with del Toro, …

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Done to Death: Five Horror Clichés to Avoid in Your Fiction

Author Tim Waggoner

Writers are often told to write what we know, which isn’t bad advice, necessarily. But one of the things we know are other stories, and when we first start out, we imitate the stories we’ve read and admired—whether consciously or not—and in the process often end up repeating what’s been done before. Shared ideas, character …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 14 September 2020

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Welcome to Must Read Horror, where we search the internet for the best horror articles of the week so you don’t have to.  Without further ado: Bloody Disgusting step back to suggest how the Silent Hill franchise might move forward Author Cina Pelayo writes for LitReactor on managing a professional social media presence Tor Nightfire …

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News Round-up Week Ending 11 September 2020

Where We Live Tim Cooke EBOOK COVER JULY 2020

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Where We Live, a collection of twelve loosely connected short stories by Tim Cooke, out now from Demain Publishing ‘Where We Live’ is a collection of loosely connected short stories that track the same central character’s …

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