Book Review: Dark Moon Digest, Issue 31

Dark Moon Digest, Issue 31 - cover

“Issue 31 proves that Dark Moon Digest continues to go from strength to strength and must surely be considered one of the leading horror fiction magazines available today.” In the opening story, Joshua Chaplinsky’s ‘Nobody Rides For Free’, we are introduced to Trisha and Rake, stranded on the side of a highway and trying to …

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Searchlight: Mothman

The Mothman Prophecies Notebook

If there’s one cryptid throughout American history that can even come close to Sasquatch, Mothman ranks high on the list. Though not as well-known as the Jersey Devil, Mothman has a long and strange history, spanning several years of sightings with a consistent legendary curse attached for an extra creepy factor. Popularized by the Richard …

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TIH 206: Michelle Garza on Serial Box with Brian Keene, Collaborations, and Writing Heavy Metal Lyrics

TIH 206 Michelle Garza on Serial Box with Brian Keene, Collaborations, and Writing Heavy Metal Lyrics

In this podcast Michelle Garza talks about Serial Box with Brian Keene, collaborations, writing heavy metal lyrics, and much more. About Michelle Garza Michelle Garza writes alongside her twin sister Melissa Lason. They have been dubbed the Sisters of Slaughter. They write all levels of horror and some dark fantasy. They have been published by …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 21 May 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: Bloody Disgusting pick out the the most sinister stalkers in horror video games Digital Spy have a feature article by someone who has used horror movies to process grief …

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Book Review: All the Fabulous Beasts by Priya Sharma

All the Fabulous Beasts by Priya Sharma - cover

“Connected not just by themes of human-creature melding, but also by an adherence to clear and poetic writing, deeply affecting emotion, All the Fabulous Beasts deserves to be read far and wide.” Quiet, literary horror seems to be in something of an ascendancy at the moment. Not surprising as, when well-conceived, it aspires to the …

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News Round-up Week Ending 18 May 2018

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Omnium Gatherum release new novel by Kaaron Warren, Tide of Stone Bram Stoker Awar-winning publisher Omnium Gatherum present the latest novel from Kaaron Warren (The Grief Hole, Dead Sea Fruit). Tide of Stone takes a tower as its setting, in …

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Look Out For … Baby Teeth by Zoje Stage

Baby Teeth by Zoje Stage - cover

“With early buzz calling this book a cross between The Other, Gone Girl, and The Omen, we can’t wait to sink our teeth into it. “ Stay-at-home mom Suzette has her hands full trying to connect with her daughter Hanna. Seven-years-old, Hanna cannot—or will not—speak. On top of all of that, Suzette can’t shake the …

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TIH 205: Michelle Garza on Collaborative Writing, Kingdom of Teeth, and Writing Realistic Violence

TIH 205 Michelle Garza on Collaborative Writing, Kingdom of Teeth, and Writing Realistic Violence

In this podcast Michelle Garza talks about collaborative writing, Kingdom of Teeth, writing realistic violence  and much more. About Michelle Michelle Garza writes alongside her twin sister Melissa Lason. They have been dubbed the Sisters of Slaughter. They write all levels of horror and some dark fantasy. They have been published by Sinister Grin Press, …

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Horror is Not a Dirty Word

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Just when you thought it was safe to go to the book store, or walk into your local theater, horror is back. Well, it’s been back. For a while. No, horror didn’t just perform its own jump-scare and pop up from behind the sofa. This all started several years ago, maybe as long as a …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 14 May 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 Mary Sue has a fascinating article about Final Girls and whether they can be viewed from a feminist perspective or not Variety reports on the rude health horror …

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News Round-up Week Ending 11 May 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 non-fiction release by M. R. James expert Rosemary Pardoe coming 31 May Having edited the M. R. James-related supernatural magazine Ghosts & Scholars since 1979, Rosemary Pardoe knows a thing or two about supernatural fiction. Coming …

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Look Out For … The Book of M by Peng Shepherd

The Book of M by Peng Shepherd - cover

“The concepts of this story; the shadowless and the cult that worships them, loss of memory and strange powers that come with a heavy price, are epic and universal, with horrific implications.”   In the near future, at a market in India, a man’s shadow disappears. He’s not alone with this phenomenon, as others around …

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Book Review: Corpsepaint by David Peak

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“Bleak is a word used to describe so many releases within the horror and dark fiction worlds… With Corpsepaint, David Peak seeks to raise the bar in the reader’s understanding of what bleak really means.”   Bleak is a word used to describe so many releases within the horror and dark fiction worlds. Whether it …

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Searchlight: Zodiac

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If there’s one word that effectively sums up Robert Graysmith, that word is obsessed. You really can’t blame the guy for being obsessed with the Zodiac killer. From the very beginning of the investigation, Graysmith was there, as the San Francisco Chronicle was just one of the three papers the elusive killer sent his cryptic …

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TIH 204: Mike Davis on Daily Routine, Writing, and Belief and Evidence

TIH 204 Mike Davis on Daily Routine, Writing, and Belief and Evidence

In this podcast Mike Davis talks about daily routine, wriitng, belief and evidence, and much more. About Mike Davis Mike Davis is a Dad, husband, editor, publisher, podcaster, and reader. He is the chief cook and bottle washer at Lovecraft eZine. Show notes [02:50] Rick Siem, via Patreon, asks about starting the eZine and assembling …

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