News Round-up Week Ending 29 May 2020

You are not alone

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … New charity anthology for causes related to homelessness, You Are Not Alone, coming 1 June from Storgy Featuring stories by authors such as Gemma Amor, Tim Lebbon, Tracy Fahey, Ross Jeffery and many more, You Are Not Alone …

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Look Out For … Those Below The Tree House by Matt Hayward

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“With this new novel, Hayward delivers a coming-of-age story with all the horror, and heart, readers have come to expect with his work.” During his thirteenth birthday, Tony’s stepfather is severely wounded from a strange bite on his neck. The sole police officer in Riverside searches the woods for the attacker. They tell Tony not …

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Book Review: Black Bubbles by Kelli Owen

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“Black Bubbles is a large and varied collection, tackling many different subjects and narrative types, but all with Owen’s tremendous storytelling style.”   As an editor and reviewer for more than a decade, Kelli Owen developed and refined her taste in fiction. With a personal style that ranges from thriller to psychological horror to extreme …

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TIH 347: Lisa Quigley on Early Life Lessons, Escaping a Cult, and Travelling Christian Bands

TIH 347 Lisa Quigley on Early Life Lessons, Escaping a Cult, and Travelling Christian Bands

In this podcast Lisa Quigley talks about early life lessons, escaping a cult, performing in a travelling Christian band, and much more. About Lisa Quigley Lisa Quigley is the author of Hell’s Bells. She is a writer, mother, wife, and irreverent witch living in New Jersey. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 25 May 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: LitReactor feature an article on how to write conflict without simply resorting to violence Tor Nightfire feature five YA horror novels packed with adult scares Ink Heist feature brand …

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News Round-up Week Ending 22 May 2020

Until Summer Comes Around

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Until Summer Comes Around, the new novel from writer Glenn Rolfe, available now from Flame Tree Press Released yesterday, 21 May, the new novel by Glenn Rolfe (Blood and Rain, Land of Bones), Until Summer Comes Around, is …

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TOD 071 Quarantine Readings: Weird Dream Society

In this podcast The Outer Dark presents Quarantine Readings: Weird Dream Society featuring authors Marianne Kirby, Steve Toase, Jordan Kurella, Gregory Norman Bossert, Carina Bissett, Chip Houser, and Sarah Read, plus an interview with the anthology’s editor-in-chief Julie C. Day. The readings were recorded in early May and the interview was recorded on Tuesday May …

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Look Out For … Out of Body by Jeffrey Ford

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“With his latest novel, Ford dives into the world of out of body experiences and serial killers, offering a disturbing and nightmarish voyeuristic experience.” After witnessing a murder at the local deli, a small town librarian realizes that his usual sleep paralysis nightmares have turned into something much more sinister. Traumatized from holding a dying …

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TIH 346: The Girl in the Video Live Launch Event with Michael David Wilson, Bob Pastorella, Lisa Quigley, and Mackenzie Kiera

TIH 346 The Girl in the Video Live Launch Event with Michael David Wilson, Bob Pastorella, Lisa Quigley, and Mackenzie Kiera

In this podcast Michael David Wilson, Bob Pastorella, Lisa Quigley, and Mackenzie Kiera launch The Girl in the Video in a special live event with readings, conversation, and even book giveaways. Show notes Click the timestamps to jump straight to the audio. Thanks for Listening! Help out the show: Support This Is Horror on Patreon …

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Book Review: The Best of Both Worlds by S.P. Miskowski

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“The power of great storytelling lies in the author’s ability to create a world as real as our own and fill it with such compelling and engaging characters so that we can’t resist bearing witness to the horror as it unfolds. It is a power that Miskowski has in abundance.”   S.P. Miskowski has been …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 18 May 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: The Lineup talk to Kathe Koja about her favourite genre-defying tales of terror Gwendolyn Kiste writes for Nightmare Magazine’s ‘The H-word’ on the horror of solitude Curious Fictions feature …

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This Is Horror Awards 2019: Vote Now!

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Hello, wonderful horror readers! The This Is Horror Awards 2019 are now open. Please send your votes to [email protected] with the subject line ‘Awards 2019’. To cast a vote simply write the category and your vote for each award. You may vote for your top two in each category. For example: Award 1. First choice …

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News Round-up Week Ending 15 May 2020

Hells Bells

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Hell’s Bells, the debut novella by Lisa Quigley, coming 28 May from Unnerving Book nine in Unnerving’s outstanding ‘Rewind Or Die’ series comes from Lisa Quigley, in the form of Hell’s Bells. It’s 1991, and Sasha, …

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Look Out For … Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

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“With her latest effort, Moreno-Garcia weaves the Gothic novel with Mexican folklore to deliver a tale of nightmarish, pulse-pounding horror.” Debutante Noemí Taboada lives a life of beautiful gowns and glamorous cocktail parties. When she receives a strange letter from her recently wed cousin begging to be saved from a mysterious doom, Noemí wastes no …

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TOD 070 David Surface: Finding Hope in Terrible Things

In this podcast Anya Martin interviews David Surface about his debut collection Terrible Things (Black Shuck Books). The interview was recorded on Tuesday May 5, 2020. Show Notes In this podcast Anya Martin interviews David Surface about his debut collection Terrible Things (Black Shuck Books) beginning with his quarantine experience and then shifting to the …

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