Look Out For … Dracul by Dacre Stoker & J.D. Barker

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“This prequel to Dracula, written in collaboration by Dacre Stoker—Bram Stoker’s great grand-nephew—and J.D. Barker, dives deeper into the origins of the famous vampire, while delivering chills and thrills in a historical setting.”   In 1868, twenty-one-year-old Bram Stoker must face a horrifying evil. With holy water, crucifixes, and a rifle, he must survive the …

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[Preview] SU 004: Day of the Dead (1985)

[Preview] SU 004 Day of the Dead (1985)

In this podcast we preview episode four of Story Unboxed in which we dissect Day of the Dead (1985). Listen to the full Story Unboxed Podcast on Day of the Dead Show notes [02:15] Day of the Dead Story Unboxed Preview Listen to the full Story Unboxed Podcast on Day of the Dead Thanks for Listening! Let …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 17 Sep 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: IGN have the scoop on AMC’s new series Eli Roth’s History of Horror, dropping on 14 October Comicbook have a well researched top fifty horror movies of the twenty-first century …

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TIH 229: Jonathan Janz on It’s Good Because … , Diversity and Privilege, and Putting Love First

TIH 229 Jonathan Janz on It’s Good Because, Diversity and Privilege, and Putting Love First

In this podcast Jonathan talks about ‘it’s good because …’, diversity and privilege, putting love first, and much more. About Jonathan Janz Jonathan Janz is the author of more than a dozen novels and numerous short stories. His work has been championed by authors like Joe R. Lansdale, Jack Ketchum, and Brian Keene; he has …

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News Round-up Week Ending 14 September 2018

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … The final chapter in Ramsey Campbell’s Brichester Mythos, the Way of the Worm, is available now from PS Publishing The eagerly anticipated final book in horror legend Ramsey Campbell’s Brichester Mythos, The Way of the Worm is now …

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Look Out For … Drawn Up From Deep Places by Gemma Files

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“With this new collection from Gemma Files, featuring some stories only available online until now, she displays the scope of her vast imagination with a blend of genres and themes and her unmistakable and distinctive voice.”   Monsters both human and archaic, ghosts and vampires, sorcerer pirates and voodoo priestesses, and the most infamous murderer in history …

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TIH 228: Jonathan Janz on Overcoming Fear, Being Your Authentic Self, and The Siren and the Specter

TIH 228 Jonathan Janz on Overcoming Fear, Being Your Authentic Self, and The Siren and the Specter

In this podcast Jonathan Janz talks about overcoming fear, being your authentic self, The Siren and the Specter, and much more. About Jonathan Janz Jonathan Janz is the author of more than a dozen novels and numerous short stories. His work has been championed by authors like Joe R. Lansdale, Jack Ketchum, and Brian Keene; he …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 10 Sep 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: ABC News talk to Larry Van Duynhoven about his work as a practical special effects expert specialising in gore Trivial Pursuit: Horror Movie Edition celebrates one hundred years of horror …

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[Preview] SU 003: The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1892)

[Preview] SU 003 The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1892)

In this podcast we preview the third episode of Story Unboxed: The Horror Podcast on the Craft of Writing on The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. After we talk about getting removed by Apple Podcasts and how you can learn from our mistakes. Listen to the full Story Unboxed Podcast on The Yellow Wallpaper …

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News Round-up Week Ending 7 September 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 release, The Mourner’s Cradle: A Widow’s Journey, by Tommy B. Smith coming 14 September from Crystal Lake Publishing Damon Sharpe had, he believed, found a long lost truth he had obsessed over for a long time. …

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This Is Horror Podcast Temporarily Unavailable via Apple

Hey folks! We’ve been experiencing some issues with the This Is Horror Podcast feed on Apple and at the time of writing it’s temporarily unavailable via Apple Podcasts. We’re working with Apple to resolve the issue ASAP. Obviously, we want you to be able to enjoy uninterrupted This Is Horror Podcast content and our 200+ …

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Look Out For … City of Ash and Red by Hye-young Pyun

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Hye-young Pyun is back with an apocalyptic take on the human condition, rife with Kafkaesque paranoia and brutal isolation.    A nameless protagonist with a talent for dispatching rats finds himself on an extermination assignment in C, a strange city that is nosediving into paranoia, infested with disease and flooded with trash. As soon as …

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Book Review: Maniac Gods by Rich Hawkins

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“Another sterling example of Hawkins’ talent and continuing evidence that he deserves a place amongst the very best of horror writers.” It could be argued—and argued well—that horror is in something of a boom period just now. Movies are plentiful in the theatres and streaming platforms. More horror-themed TV shows are available or in the …

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TIH 227: Jonathan Janz on Gravitating Towards Do, Dealing with Rejection, and Permission To Suck

TIH 227 Jonathan Janz on Gravitating Towards Do, Dealing with Rejection, and Permission To Suck

In this podcast Jonathan Janz talks about gravitating towards do, dealing with rejection, permission to suck, and much more. About Jonathan Janz Jonathan Janz is the author of more than a dozen novels and numerous short stories. His work has been championed by authors like Joe R. Lansdale, Jack Ketchum, and Brian Keene; he has …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 3 Sep 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: The Hollywood Reporter talks to David Kajganich about Suspiria and why the current rise of horror is about so much more than bandwagoning Esquire Magazine look back at the black …

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