News Round-up Week Ending 3 July 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 from Crystal Lake Publishing and writer Mark Allan Gunnells, 324 Abercorn, coming 8 July Brad Storm doesn’t believe in ghosts, but moving into the house at 324 Abercorn just may change his mind. Best-selling author Bradley …

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TOD 075 Quarantine Readings: Gemma Files and Alistair Rennie

In this podcast The Outer Dark presents Quarantine Readings by Gemma Files and Alistair Rennie, plus an exclusive original dark jazz musical composition by Alistair Rennie. The interviews were recorded on Sunday June 21 and Wednesday June 24, 2020.  Show Notes The sixth installment of The Outer Dark Quarantine Reading series features Gemma Files (Experimental …

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Look Out For … All the Dead Men by Errick Nunnally

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“This continuation of the Alexander Smith saga can be read as a standalone, and builds upon the fast-paced, hyper-violent horror-noir Nunnally is known for.” Alexander Smith definitely has his hands full with a vampire church worshiping the image of a woman who seems familiar to him, hellbent on restoring vampires over humans. When the pornographic …

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TIH 352: Lawrence Block on Dead Girl Blues, Film Adaptations, and Matthew Scudder

In this podcast Lawrence Block talks about his latest novel Dead Girl Blues, film adaptations, Matthew Scudder, and much more.  About Lawrence Block Lawrence Block has been writing crime, mystery and suspense fiction for more than half a century. He has published in excess of 100 books, and no end of short stories. Lawrence Block …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 29 June 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: Bloody Disgusting choose the best dozen genre films of 2020 so far Ink Heist feature disturbing original fiction by author Andrew Cull Dead Head Reviews continue their Pride in …

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News Round-up Week Ending 26 June 2020

Seeing Things

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … New novel, Seeing Things, from writer Sonora Taylor, out now Abby Gillman has discovered that with growing up, there comes a lot of blood. But nothing prepares her for the trail of blood she sees in the …

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TOD 074 Craig Laurance Gidney: Dreaming a Weird that Shimmers

In this podcast Anya Martin interviews Craig Laurance Gidney about his novels A Spectral Hue (Word Horde, 2019) and Hairsbreadth (Eyedolon/Broken Eye Books, 2020), plus Archival Episode A14 Craig Laurance Gidney: Writing the Beautiful Mess. The new interview was recorded on June 17, 2020, and  A14 first aired on October 6, 2015. Show Notes In …

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Look Out For … The Bright Lands by John Fram

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“Texas high school football combined with strange disappearances, supernatural urban legends, and dangerous men hell bent on keeping their secrets makes this debut novel one you don’t want to miss.” Bentley, Texas holds only two things near and dear to its heart: high school football, and secrets. When star quarterback Dylan Whitley turns up missing, …

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TIH 351: Eric J. Guignard on Dark Moon Books, Reading Slush, and Growing as a Writer

TIH 351 Eric J. Guignard on Dark Moon Books, Reading Slush, and Growing as a Writer

In this podcast Eric J. Guignard talks about Dark Moon Books, reading slush, growing as a writer, and much more. About Eric J. Guignard Eric J. Guignard is a writer and editor of dark and speculative fiction, operating from the shadowy outskirts of Los Angeles, where he also runs the small press Dark Moon Books. …

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Book Review: Doom Cabaret by John McNee

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“Although there are only seven stories, they showcase a great range of horror … while they differ in levels of darkness and subject matter, they are all truly horrific and pitch black in tone.”   John McNee lives on the west coast of Scotland, journalist by day and author of strange and disturbing horror stories …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 22 June 2020

Horror Summer Reads

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: Tor Nightfire select five summer horror books to keep the sunshine away LitReactor have some frank and actionable advice on managing social media presence Dead Head Reviews continue their …

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News Round-up Week Ending 19 June 2020

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Castle Bridge Media announce new anthology, Castle of Horror Volume 3: Summer Lovin’ and launch party Featuring authors such as David Bowles (Lords of the Earth), In Churl Yo (Isonation) and Renee Miller (Eat the Rich), among others, …

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TOD 073 Quarantine Readings: Michael Wehunt and Damien Angelica Walters

In this podcast The Outer Dark presents Quarantine Readings by Michael Wehunt and Damien Angelica Walters, plus Gwendolyn Kiste reviews Shirley (2020). The readings were recorded on Saturday June 6 and Wednesday June 10, 2020, and Reviews from The Cinematic Weird was recorded Tuesday June 9, 2020.  Show Notes The fifth installment of The Outer …

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TIH 350: Eric J. Guignard on Early Creations, Life After Life, and Lifetime Goals

TIH 350 Eric J. Guignard on Early Creations, Life After Life, and Lifetime Goals

In this podcast Eric J. Guignard talks about his early creations and stories, life after life, lifetime goals, and much more. About Eric J. Guignard Eric J. Guignard is a writer and editor of dark and speculative fiction, operating from the shadowy outskirts of Los Angeles, where he also runs the small press Dark Moon …

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Look Out For … Wonderland by Zoje Stage

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“With Wonderland, Stage ups her game, giving us a personal and harrowing vision of a family on the verge of madness.” Orla and Shaw Bennett believe they’re ready for the quiet life. Years of living in the city leads them to New York’s Adirondack mountains. Private, expansive, the nice farmhouse is just the place for …

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