Book Review: Nightmares: A New Decade of Modern Horror, edited by Ellen Datlow

 “A nightmare for every horror fan.” As indicated in Ellen Datlow’s introduction, you could consider this a sequel to Darkness: Two Decades of Modern Horror, which included greats like Clive Barker, Stephen King, Peter Straub, Neil Gaiman and George R. R. Martin. Nightmares: A New Decade of Modern Horror is a celebration of the art …

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Look Out For … The Bureau Of Them by Cate Gardner and Craze by Steve Byrne

Look Out For … The Bureau Of Them by Cate Gardner “The Bureau Of Them is Cate Gardner’s best work yet.” You’re not the first to talk to your dead here, the vagrant said. The living always chase after their dead until they come upon their own. Formed from shadow and dust, ghosts inhabit the …

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TIH 108: Michaelbrent Collings on Outlining, Stoker Awards and Story Ideas

In this podcast Michaelbrent Collings talks about outlining stories, story ideas, the Stoker Awards and much more. About Michaelbrent Collings Michaelbrent Collings is a novelist and screenwriter. He has written numerous bestsellers, including Apparition, The Haunted, The Loon, Rising Fears, and the bestselling YA fantasy series The Billy Saga, beginning with Billy: Messenger of Powers. Show …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 29 August 2016

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 Nine Goriest Scenes In Zombie Cinema Book A Stay At These Haunted Hotels A Look Back At The Curse Of Frankenstein Why Alien Resurrection Isn’t As Bad As …

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News Round-up Week Ending 26 August 2016

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week… Ring Sequel, Rings, Sees Old Themes Brought Up To Date A trailer for Rings, the sequel to the 2002 original Ring, sees the franchise brought up to date for the digital age. The trailer for the film, …

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Book Review: Sherlock Holmes and the Servants of Hell by Paul Kane

“Paul Kane’s vision of hell, and his brilliant depiction of the members of The Order of the Gash leaves nothing to be desired and Holmes and Hellraiser fans both will find something to love here.” Over the years there have been many short stories and novels that take on the subjects and themes of famous …

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The Cutting Room: Broken

In England to make a fresh start after a harrowing childhood, Evie takes a job as an agency carer and is quickly placed with tetraplegic patient John. But looking after the bitter former rock star and his excessive demands is emotionally and physically draining. Forced to go beyond the call of duty and tormented by …

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Exploring the Cold, Desolate Cosmos: Algernon Blackwood

Exploring the Cold, Desolate Cosmos: Algernon Blackwood It’s impossible to talk to about Weird fiction without mentioning Algernon Blackwood. Considered one of the giants of the genre, Blackwood’s tales define weird fiction, as well as provide textbook examples of weird fiction’s slightly younger, meaner sister, cosmic horror. A contemporary of H.P. Lovecraft, Blackwood actually published …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 23 August 2016

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: Top 10 Horror Movie Suicides Favourite Video Game Adaptations Composer Fabio Frizzi Interview Charlie Clouser Interview Why Ingrate Fanboys Need To let Go Of Territorialism For more articles like …

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Book Review: The Warren by Brian Evenson

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“Though not technically horror, The Warren is rather disturbing, with hints of paranoia, psychotic behavior, violence, even body-horror, all delivered with a steady prose that turns stranger by the second.” Nameless, confused, and unsure of who he really is, X believes he is one of many, descended from many before him. And though his memory …

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Look Out For … Albion Fay by Mark Morris and Catacombs Of Terror by Stanley Donwood

Look Out For … Albion Fay by Mark Morris “Albion Fay is at once a familiar horror tale and something disconcertingly different.” Albion Fay, a holiday house in the middle of nowhere, surrounded by nature’s bounty. For the adults, a time for relaxation and to recharge the batteries, while for the children, a chance for exploration …

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TIH 107: Michaelbrent Collings on Self Publishing, Social Media and Writing Commercially

In this podcast Michaelbrent Collings talks about self publishing, social media, writing commercially and much more. About Michaelbrent Collings Michaelbrent Collings is a novelist and screenwriter. He has written numerous bestsellers, including Apparition, The Haunted, The Loon, Rising Fears, and the bestselling YA fantasy series The Billy Saga, beginning with Billy: Messenger of Powers. Show Notes …

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