News Round-up Week Ending 23 October 2020

Broken Things

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Broken Things: A Tale of Durstan, by George Mann, available for pre-order now from PS Publishing’s new Absinthe Books imprint The goddess Amaranth, Queen of the Broken, has been reborn for the first time in generations …

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TIH 370: They’re Watching, Booked. Podcast, and Halloween with Michael David Wilson, Bob Pastorella, Robb Olson, and Livius Nedin

TIH 370 They’re Watching, Booked. Podcast, and Halloween with Michael David Wilson, Bob Pastorella, Robb Olson, and Livius Nedin

In this podcast Michael David Wilson and Bob Pastorella team up with Booked. Podcast, Robb Olson and Livius Nedin, to celebrate the release of They’re Watching, chat about Halloween, and much more. About Booked. Podcast Booked is a podcast dedicated to delivering high-quality book reviews, author interviews, and recorded live readings. It’s hosted by Robb …

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TOD 085 The Outer Dark Symposium 2020: Art of The Weird Panel

In this podcast, The Outer Dark Virtual Symposium 2020 presents the panel Art of The Weird: How Do You Illustrate Something that Defies Description? moderated by Eric Schaller and featuring Chris Gavaler, Jeanne D’Angelo, Michael Bukowski, Lynne Hansen, and Matthew Jaffe. PLUS Readings by Laura Blackwell, Gregory Norman Bossert, Tonya Liburd, and Jeffrey Ford. This programming was …

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Look Out For … Wyrd and Other Derelictions by Adam L.G. Nevill

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“With this new collection, Nevill presents seven tales, without characters or dialogue, based on frightening settings, allowing us to sift through the ruins of ritual and destruction to piece together events and unleash the horror. “ A derelict ship with a dreadful cargo crosses a black ocean. Signs of slaughter and devotion lie below deck, telling …

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Book Review: Underworld Dreams by Daniel Braum

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“Reading these stories, it’s readily apparent that Braum is a writer of singular talent.”   In these wildly uncertain times, the creative arts can be a great comfort. And, despite surface appearances, horror and the weird can often be the greatest comfort of all. Dark fiction allows us to explore, from positions of comfort, uncomfortable …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 19 October 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: Sublime Horror dig deep into Ari Aster’s Midsommar, analysing it as reproductive horror Dead Head Reviews suggest five spooky reads for the second half of Halloween month Laird Barron …

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News Round-up Week Ending 16 October 2020

Whitechapel

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … New dark poetry collection, tackling the subject of Jack the Ripper by Alessandro Manzetti, out now From Two-Time Bram Stoker Award-winning autor Alessandro Manzetti 26 new poems telling in a new way the story of Jack …

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TOD 084 The Outer Dark Symposium 2020: Weird World-Building Panel

In this podcast, The Outer Dark Virtual Symposium 2020 presents the panel Weird World-Building: Strange Cities, “Other” Countries, and Cobbly Universes, featuring Natania Barron, Jesse Bullington, Jeffrey Ford, Seb Doubinsky, L.M. Davis, and Sarah Read. PLUS Readings by Valjeanne Jeffers, Jeff Strand,  L.M. Davis, and Ian McDowell. This programming was recorded on Saturday August 15, 2020. …

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Look Out For … Haunted: Perron Manor by Lee Mountford

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“With his new novel series, Mountford tackles hauntings with his fictional home Perron Manor, just in time for the season.” The house seemed too good to be true. When sisters Sarah and Chloe inherit Perron Manor, the kind of home they never dreamed of owning, it really did feel too good to be true. But …

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Book Review: Keep It Inside and Other Weird Tales by Mark Anthony Smith

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“Smith achieves a fine balance of literary flourishes, married with horrific hammer blows, all wrapped up in the kind of tale one might expect to hear from the storyteller uncle or grandmother in the family” Mark Anthony Smith is a relative newcomer to the horror genre, with his first two releases, Hearts of the Matter, …

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Pre-order They’re Watching by Michael David Wilson and Bob Pastorella

They're Watching by Michael David Wilson and Bob Pastorella

It’s almost Halloween which means it’s nearly time for the release of the brand new collaborative novel, They’re Watching by Michael David Wilson and Bob Pastorella. You can pre-order the paperback right here, right now and receive a slew of pre-order bonuses. For the eBook, pre-order from Amazon right now.  Here’s what people are saying …

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TIH 369: John Hornor Jacobs on A Lush and Seething Hell, Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, and Getting a Literary Agent

TIH 369 John Hornor Jacobs on A Lush and Seething Hell, Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, and Getting a Literary Agent

In this podcast John Hornor Jacobs talks about A Lush and Seething Hell, performing with the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, getting a literary agent, 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 …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 12 October 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: Writer David Quantick explains the blurred line between comedy and horror to Tor Nightfire Steve Stred Begins a new feature called ‘Books from the Crypt’ at Kendall Reviews LitReactor’s  …

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News Round-up Week Ending 9 October 2020

weird world war 3

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Weird World War Three, a new anthology edited by Sean Patrick Hazlett, out now What if the United States had gone to war with the Soviet Union? What if these rival superpowers had fought on land, …

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TOD 083 The Outer Dark Symposium 2020: Beyond Good and Evil Panel

In this podcast, The Outer Dark Virtual Symposium 2020 presents the panel Beyond Good and Evil featuring Kortney Y. Watkins, Gabriela Damián Miravete, Kristi DeMeester, Violette L. Meier, Kyoko M., and Gordon B. White. PLUS Readings by Seb Doubinsky, Sara Amis, Gabriela Damián Miravete, Edward Austin Hall, and Kyoko M. This programming was recorded on …

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