Book Review: The Human Alchemy by Michael Griffin

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“The Human Alchemy is a thing of beauty, a showcase for a writer who is in possession of a startling array of skills.”   In the US and Canada, there currently seems to be a loose movement of writers who are redefining horror and weird fiction. Some are already known and established—Simon Strantzas, S.P. Miskowski, …

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News Round-up Week Ending 20 July 2018

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … New from Telos Publishing, the debut novel by Solomon Strange, The Haunting of Gospall, out July Following the death of his mother, Sean Webster finds himself embroiled in a mystery stretching back to the nineteenth century.  As …

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TIH 216: C.V. Hunt on Ritualistic Human Sacrifice, Cockblock, and Grindhouse Press

TIH 216 C.V. Hunt on Ritualistic Human Sacrifice, Cockblock, and Grindhouse Press

In this podcast C.V. Hunt talks about Ritualistic Human Sacrifice, Cockblock, Grindhouse Press, and much more. About C.V. Hunt C.V. Hunt lives in Dayton, Ohio. She is the owner of Grindhouse Press and writes unpopular fiction in her spare time. Find out more at her website: www.authorcvhunt.com. Show notes [04:00] Part two Book titles [12:00] Ritualistic …

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Look Out For … Behind the Door by Mary SanGiovanni

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“SanGiovanni’s special blend of rural occult horror promises to send a chill down our spines with an exciting character readers can’t get enough of.”    On the border of Pennsylvania and New Jersey lies the rural town of Zarepath. Deep in the woods stands a door. Where it came from, and where it leads—no one …

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Book Review: Manifest Recall by Alan Baxter

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“As a reader, it is difficult to fathom how Baxter will be able to keep up the relentless pace and energy of the first part, but maintain it he does. Exceeds it, even.”   On page one of Manifest Recall, the reader discovers that they know as much about the protagonist as the protagonist does. …

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TIH 215: C.V. Hunt on The Sociopath Next Door, Bentley Little, and Deciding to Write

TIH 215 C.V. Hunt on The Sociopath Next Door, Bentley Little, and Deciding to Write

In this podcast C.V. Hunt talks about the sociopath next door, Bentley Little, deciding to write, and much more. About C.V. Hunt C.V. Hunt lives in Dayton, Ohio. She is the owner of Grindhouse Press and writes unpopular fiction in her spare time. Find out more at her website: www.authorcvhunt.com. Show notes [02:10] Interview start/ …

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Searchlight: Where Nightmares Come From

Where Nightmares Come From

Many authors say you shouldn’t read books on how to write fiction. They feel writing is too subjective an art form to be narrowed down into a set of rules. While there’s a lot of truth in that sentiment, that statement also sounds like a rule, and you know what they say about rules. Personally, …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 16 Jul 2018

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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: Netflix announce Ghoul, a new three-part horror series from India Buzzfeed look back through their childhood VHS library and pick out thirteen films which were more horror than kid-friendly Paste …

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News Round-up Week Ending 13 July 2018

Lost Highways

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … New anthology Lost Highways: Dark Fictions from the Road, edited by D. Alexander Ward, out next Friday from Crystal Lake Publishing Featuring a stellar list of authors including Kristi DeMeester, Lisa Kroger, Bracken MacCleod, Jonathan Janz and …

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TIH 214: Paul Tremblay on Shirley Jackson, Supernatural Turn-Offs, and Ambiguity in Horror Fiction

TIH 214 Paul Tremblay on Shirley Jackson, Supernatural Turn-Offs, and Ambiguity in Horror Fiction

In this podcast Paul Tremblay talks about Shirley Jackson, supernatural turn-offs, ambiguity in horror fiction, and much more. About Paul Tremblay Paul Tremblay is the author of the novels The Cabin at the End of the World, Disappearance at Devil’s Rock, and A Head Full of Ghosts. His other novels include The Little Sleep, No Sleep till Wonderland, Swallowing …

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Look Out For … Bone Parish by Cullen Bunn & Jonas Scharf

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“Cullen Bunn is one of the best writers working in the field of horror comics today, and this new title blending crime and horror has nightmare fuel written all over it. “ New Orleans has a serious problem with a new drug. Made from the ashes of the dead, dealers are starting wars to control …

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TIH 213: Paul Tremblay on The Cabin at the End of the World, Home Invasion Movies, and Anxiety in Horror

TIH 213 Paul Tremblay on The Cabin at the End of the World, Home Invasion Movies, and Anxiety in Horror

In this podcast Paul Tremblay talks about The Cabin at the End of the World, Home Invasion Movies, Anxiety in Horror, and much more. About Paul Tremblay Paul Tremblay is the author of the novels The Cabin at the End of the World, Disappearance at Devil’s Rock, and A Head Full of Ghosts. His other novels include The Little …

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Streaming Screams: Leviathan: The Story of Hellraiser

Leviathan- The Story of Hellraiser

Clive Barker’s Hellraiser was a game changer for horror movies. Iconic, influential, and inspiring numerous knockoffs and parodies, both Hellraiser and its sequel Hellbound rank high among the greatest modern horror films ever made. Part I of this two-part documentary is available to watch for SHUDDER subscribers and covers all the bases of the first …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 9 Jul 2018

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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: Taking their cue from The First Purge, IGN have a rundown of the best political horror movies Nerdist explain why Last House on the Left is still horror’s ‘gut punch’ after all …

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Book Review: The Cabin at the End of the World by Paul Tremblay

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“Paul Tremblay’s The Cabin at the End of the World is the scariest book we’ve read this year.” It was supposed to be a vacation in New Hampshire. A small family, getting away from it all. No work, no phones, and no one else within two miles in any direction. Wen has been through so much …

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