TIH 321: Damien Angelica Walters on Advice for New Writers, Poetical Prose, and Foreshadowing

TIH 321 Damien Angelica Walters on Advice for New Writers, Poetical Prose, and Foreshadowing

In this podcast Damien Angelica Walters talks about The Dead Girls Club, Crooked Lane Books, Bookstagram and much more. About Damien Angelica Walters Damien Angelica Walters is the author of the supernatural thriller, The Dead Girls Club, about two young girls, a scary story that becomes far too real, and the tragic and terrifying consequences …

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News Round-up Week Ending 17 January 2020

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … New anthology, Lost Voices, out now from Lulu.com Lost Voices is a horror anthology of tales left by the wayside: stories recorded on abandoned VHS tapes, horrors found in lifeless towns, voices silenced by the encroaching darkness. …

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TOD 064 Brian Hauser: Filming Monsters Beyond the Edge of the Frame

In this podcast Anya Martin interviews Brian Hauser about his novel Memento Mori: The Fathomless Shadows (Word Horde) and his picks for the best Weird/horror movies he watched in 2019, plus Gordon B. White reviews new novellas by Michael Wehunt and Jayaprakash Satyamurthy. The interview and reviews were recorded on Sat. January 11 and Sun. January …

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Look Out For … The Boatman’s Daughter by Andy Davidson

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“With this creepy Southern Gothic,  Davidson conjures a very personal and dangerous fight for survival you won’t soon forget.” Miranda Crabtree has been on her own since her father died. That was years ago, and now she’s constantly looking over her shoulder, living off the land, making ends meet by ferrying contraband for a mad …

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Book Review: Everything Is Beautiful and Nothing Bad Can Ever Happen Here by Michael Wehunt

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“Thanks to the talent of a gifted storyteller, it is easy for the reader to relate to the main character’s journey, from her sheltered beginning to the final, difficult revelation.”   He has been writing and publishing short stories for almost a decade, to great critical acclaim as evidenced by the 2016 Shirley Jackson Award …

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TIH 320: Damien Angelica Walters on The Dead Girls Club, Crooked Lane Books, and Bookstagram

TIH 320 Damien Angelica Walters on The Dead Girls Club, Crooked Lane Books, and Bookstagram

In this podcast Damien Angelica Walters talks about The Dead Girls Club, Crooked Lane Books, Bookstagram and much more. About Damien Angelica Walters Damien Angelica Walters is the author of the supernatural thriller, The Dead Girls Club, about two young girls, a scary story that becomes far too real, and the tragic and terrifying consequences …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 13 January 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: No Film School have a feature article on producing effective short horror films on a budget The Gingernuts of Horror talk to the twelve writers of the werewolf tales …

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TIH 319: Mary SanGiovanni on Cosmic Shenanigans, Becoming a Professional Writer, and Repetitive Imagery

TIH 319: Mary SanGiovanni on Cosmic Shenanigans, Becoming a Professional Writer, and Repetitive Imagery

In this podcast Mary SanGiovanni talks about Cosmic Shenanigans, becoming a professional writer, repetitive imagery, and much more. About Mary SanGiovanni Mary SanGiovanni is an award-winning American horror and thriller writer of over a dozen novels, including The Hollower trilogy, Thrall, Chaos, The Kathy Ryan series, and others, as well as numerous novellas, short stories …

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News Round-up Week Ending 10 January 2020

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Coming 21 January from writer Stephanie Ellis and Shamrock Silver Publishing, Bottled, available for pre-order now From British horror writer Stephanie Ellis (Asylum of Shadows), comes Bottled, a brand new novella from Shamrock Silver Publishing. Available 21 January, Bottled is …

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Look Out For … Wisteria Cottage by Robert M. Coates

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“Wisteria Cottage, first published in 1948, pushes the boundaries of psychological terror, and showcases Coates’ incredible range as a storyteller.” Though he might be a little odd, Florence Hackett takes a liking to Richard Baurie. A clerk at the local bookstore, Richard is nice, helpful, and over time, becomes part of the family Florence has …

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TIH 318: Mary SanGiovanni on Cosmic Horror, Life Lessons, and Human Kindness

In this podcast Mary SanGiovanni talks about cosmic horror, life lessons, human kindness, and much more. About Mary SanGiovanni Mary SanGiovanni is an award-winning American horror and thriller writer of over a dozen novels, including The Hollower trilogy, Thrall, Chaos, The Kathy Ryan series, and others, as well as numerous novellas, short stories and non-fiction. …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 6 January 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: Max Booth III writes for LitReactor on the horror books we should all be excited about in 2020 Screen Rant select ten contemporary horror directors whose work is a …

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News Round-up Week Ending 3 January 2020

Stitches and Threads

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … New collection, Stitches & Threads, from writer Mark Cassell and Herbs House, available now Released 21 December from Herb House comes Stitches & Threads, a new collection of short horror stories from Mark Cassell, author of The Shadow Fabric. …

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TOD 063 Dark Matters: Weird Fiction from the African Diaspora and Chesya Burke Reading from NecronomiCon 2019

In this podcast The Outer Dark presents a reading by Chesya Burke and ‘Dark Matters: Weird Fiction from the African Diaspora’ Panel at NecronomiCon 2019 moderated by Errick Nunnally and featuring  Chesya Burke, Craig Laurance Gidney, Victor LaValle, Hysop Mulero,  and teri.zin, plus News from The Weird with Justin Steele. The panel was recorded live …

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Look Out For … Pine by Francine Toon

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“With hints of mythology and the bleak rural setting, this haunting Gothic thriller is perfect for the winter season.” Ten-year old Lauren lives with her father Niall, both along in the Scottish Highlands, their village surrounded by a pine forest. Her mother has been missing for around ten years, and recent strange events are mounting. …

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