TIH 168: Livia Llewellyn on Long vs Short Fiction, Bad Writing Advice, and Horror Misconceptions

In this podcast Livia Llewellyn talks about long vs short fiction, bad writing advice, horror misconceptions, and much more. About Livia Llewellyn Livia Llewellyn is an award-winning writer of horror, dark fantasy and erotica, whose fiction has appeared in ChiZine, Subterranean, Apex Magazine, Postscripts, Nightmare Magazine, as well as numerous anthologies. Engines of Desire: Tales …

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Searchlight: Brian Reitzell

Born in 1965, Brian Reitzell probably isn’t a name most are familiar with. A former member of the punk band Redd Kross, Reitzell shifted his talents over to soundtracks, and hasn’t looked back, apart from the occasional side project. His soundtracks include his work with the Sofia Coppola films The Virgin Suicides, Lost in Translation, …

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Book Review: House of Windows by John Langan

“If you like your haunted house stories to ask questions, to deliberately obfuscate truth and to have a sparkling style, then House of Windows is the intelligent horror you’ve been waiting for.”   John Langan’s House of Windows is not just a literary horror novel but also a novel about literature. Dealing with thematic links …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 18 Sep 2017

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: It’s Time For Freddy To Be Great Again Eight Disturbing Scenes From The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Series IT Director Andy Muschietti On The Scenes That Terrified Him As A …

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Book Review: Behold!: Oddities, Curiosities and Undefinable Wonders

“The tales draw you in with the charm of a sideshow barker, promising your imagination things it has never seen before, and a few it may wish it could soon un-see.” From the alluring foreword written by the astonishing Josh Malerman, to the table contents packed with writers who have true magic up their sleeves, …

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News Round-up Week Ending 15 September 2017

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week …    Hellboy Reboot Bumped To 2019 The Descent director Neil Marshall’s darker, rated-R take on Hellboy began filming this week, and was originally scheduled for a 2018 release date, but it’s been confirmed that the reboot’s release has now …

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Look Out For … House of Spines by Michael J Malone

Look Out For … House of Spines by Michael J Malone “A dark, brooding psychological journey into tension and terror.” A terrifying psychological thriller cum Gothic mystery, as a young man with mental health issues inherits an isolate mansion, where all is not as it seems … Ran McGhie’s world has been turned upside down. …

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TIH 167: Livia Llewellyn on Furnace, Childhood Dreams, and Managing Distractions

In this podcast Livia Llewellyn talks about Furnace, childhood dreams, managing distractions, and much more. About Livia Llewellyn Livia Llewellyn is an award-winning writer of horror, dark fantasy and erotica, whose fiction has appeared in ChiZine, Subterranean, Apex Magazine, Postscripts, Nightmare Magazine, as well as numerous anthologies. Engines of Desire: Tales of Love & Other …

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Searchlight: The Thing: Terror Takes Shape

John Carpenter’s The Thing is considered a classic film, revered by many as the best horror can offer. The benchmark was set very high, with most CGI companies striving to reach the high standards the film set using only practical special effects. Strangely enough, the film was made on an extremely tight budget, and without …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 11 Sep 2017

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: More Kids In Horror Films Should Be Nominated For Oscars 10 Stephen King Stories That May Be Too Weird To Adapt For The Screen The Horror Of Stephen King’s …

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Book Review: The Grip of It by Jac Jemc

“Jemc’s words haunt the reader as much as they haunt the characters in her latest novel, making The Grip of It an unforgettable experience.”   With The Grip of It, author Jac Jemc has created a darkly twisting 21st Century Weird Fiction haunted house novel. Scary, smart, and beautifully written, the only thing missing The …

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News Round-up Week Ending 8 September 2017

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Limited edition chapbook from Dim Shores to benefit Joseph S. Pulver Almost everyone in the horror community will likely be aware of a complicated and severe health issue which struck horror writer Joseph S. Pulver recently, …

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