5 Must Read Horror Articles 1 September 2014


Welcome, once again, to Must Read Horror. You want great horror articles? This is the place to find the best the web has to offer. This week: 7 Irish Horror Movies Worth A Look Ray Bradbury: The Best Writing Teacher You Could Ever Have Black Country Prophet: Joel Lane Archive 1 Horror History: The First …

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News Round-up Week Ending 29 August

Joel Lane

Gala opening for Grimmfest Grimmfest organisers have announced the lineup for this year’s opening gala. The two feature films shown will be Let Us Prey and Suburban Gothic. They will be backed up by short horror film The Herd. There will also be a Q&A with the stars and crew of Let Us Prey. The full …

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The Cutting Room: Jessabelle and A Good Marriage


This week in The Cutting Room we’ve got a couple of chillers for you. Jessabelle After surviving a car accident in which her fiancé is killed, Jessie (Sarah Snook) returns to her childhood home in Louisiana to recuperate. While there, she discovers several video tapes containing messages to her from her long dead mother, and …

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Looking towards British Fantasy Con 2014


Once again convention season is upon us here in the UK, but the main one I particularly look forward to every year is Fantasy Con, this time being held in the Royal York Hotel, York on 5–7 September. It’s where writers, editors, publishers, and assorted industry folk, as well as readers, fans, and bloggers, get …

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Look Out For… In the Light by S.P. Miskowski and I Will Hold My Death Close by Stant Litore

in the light Cover

Look Out For … In the Light by S.P. Miskowski “A chilly sense of dread across the decades…” While fleeing from neighbourhood bullies, a lonely girl uncovers a dark secret buried near the abandoned ruins of a house mired in local legend. Ruth hopes the charred remains that she unearths will bring a bit of …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 25 August 2014


Welcome, once again, to Must Read Horror, your weekly dose of notable horror articles. This week: Ring of Horror #1: The Horror-Wrestling Connection 10 Dark and Disturbing Animated Films That Are Worth Your Time Daryl Dixon and the Importance of Gay Representation in Horror 5 Torture Porn Scenes That Will Scar You For Life Where …

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24 hours to guarantee a signed copy of Water For Drowning by Ray Cluley

Water For Drowning Ray Cluley pre order

We’ve been talking about the forthcoming This Is Horror release, Water For Drowning by Ray Cluley for quite some time now and we’re so excited to announce that it’s almost here. If you would like a signed copy of the book you have just twenty-four hours to pre-order. All pre-orders must be with us by August 25 …

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News Round-up Week Ending 22 August

Shaune Harrison

Prosthetics guru heads to Grimmfest Prosthetics and FX guru Shaune Harrison will be appearing at this year’s Grimmfest. Having worked on films such as World War Z, Nightbreed and TV show Game of Thrones, Harrison will bring Hollywood pedigree to the Manchester festival. To get your tickets, head over to the Grimmfest website. First trailer …

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The Cutting Room: Wolf Creek 2 and Sharknado 2


Welcome back to The Cutting Room. This week we’re looking at a couple of releases that we hope will disprove the usual law of diminishing sequels. Wolf Creek 2 The first Wolf Creek, released back in 2005, was a decent stab at outback horror and featured one of the most memorable bad guys of recent …

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This Is Horror Podcast Episode 020: Simon Bestwick Interview

Simon Bestwick

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed In this podcast we interview Simon Bestwick, author of The Faceless. We talk about Simon’s Black Mountain serial from Spectral Press, the writing process, comedy and horror, and Joel Lane. Apologies for the audio issues. No apologies for Simon’s strong Northern accent. Topics [02:37] Interview start [03:06] Black …

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Look Out For… The Last Plague by Rich Hawkins and Dreams Of Shadow & Smoke

The Last Plague

Look Out For… The Last Plague by Rich Hawkins “The epic apocalyptic horror story has a long and distinguished history which The Last Plague looks set to join.“ A pestilence has fallen across the land. Run and hide. Seek shelter. Do not panic. The infected will find you. When Great Britain is hit by a devastating epidemic, …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 18 August 2014


Welcome to Must Read Horror. Can you believe it’s been ten thousand and eight minutes since we last talked? Neither can we, but in that time the internet has once again been scoured for the week’s best horror articles, and the results are in: Scared to Death: Has Horror Fiction Run Out of Common Fears …

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