5 Must Read Horror Articles 21 July 2014

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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: Summer of Sleaze: The Universal Horrors of Charles L. Grant 13 Great Horror Anthologies The Stephen King–iness of ‘The Leftovers’ and ‘The Strain’ Stan Winston Week: A Look …

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News Round-up Week Ending 18 July

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Radcliffe grows some Horns The trailer for the forthcoming adaptation of Joe Hill’s novel Horns has been released. The film, starring Daniel Radcliffe will be released on Halloween. Shirley Jackson Award winners announced The winners of the Shirley Jackson Award winners were announced on 13 July. With nominees including Ramsey Campbell and Conrad Williams, the …

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Look Out For… Drive by Mark West and Broken Monsters by Lauren Beukes

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Look Out For… Drive by Mark West ” A novella infused with the tension and fear of late night Britain.” When David sees Nat alone, late at night, she accepts his offer of a lift home. But, the streets at night are also alive with a gang intent on hurt and mayhem. A gritty crime …

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Book Review: Carnies by Martin Livings

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‘The reader is left firmly within the author’s grasp.’ The merits, or lack thereof, of utilising a prologue in a novel are a common topic of conversation on writing forums and study courses. However, when used well, as in the case of Carnies by Martin Livings, they can serve both to hook the reader and …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 14 July 2014

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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: The Millennial’s Guide to Picking Horror Movies Is This the Golden Age of TV Horror? The Definitive Foreign language Horror Films: 50-41 Versus – Children of the Corn …

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News Round-up Week Ending 11 July

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World Fantasy Award nominees announced The nominees for the World Fantasy Awards have been announced. The awards will be presented at the World Fantasy Convention, held in Washington D.C. between 6-9 November. Ellen Datlow and Chelsea Quinn Yarbo have been awarded the Lifetime Achievement Awards. There were also nominations for Neil Gaiman, Laird Barron, Reggie …

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Book Review: End of the Road (Edited by Jonathan Oliver)

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‘An enriching and enjoyable example of the diversity and inventiveness that a themed anthology can offer!’ Editor Jonathan Oliver builds upon the success of previous Solaris Books anthologies House of Fear, Magic and The End of the Line to deliver his most accomplished and diverse anthology to date. In a sense this can be seen …

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Investigation of Paranormal Activity

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The Australian Paranormal Society (APS) is a not-for-profit paranormal research and investigation group based in Melbourne, Australia. Their main Internet presence is via their Facebook page, and they have a large following that is growing every day. The lead investigators are Bill and Amanda Tabone, and there are eight other investigators and a resident medium. …

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Look Out For… Written With My Left Hand by Nugent Barker and Dead Water

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Look Out For… Written With My Left Hand by Nugent Barker “Ghost stories equal to Walter de la Mare” Perhaps best known for two much admired tales, the evocative ghost story ‘Whessoe’ and the grimly humorous horror tour de force ‘Curious Adventure of Mr Bond’, Nugent Barker (1888-1955) remains something of an enigma. Although rated …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 7 July 2014

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Welcome to Must Read Horror, the place to find the best horror articles of the week. Once again we’ve searched the internet for interesting and notable articles for your reading pleasure. This week: “Take Me to Your Bleeder”: The Monstrous Side of Aliens on Film The Top 10 Twilight Zone Episodes Survival Horror Is Alive …

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News Round-up Week Ending 04 July

No One Gets Out Alive

FrightFest line-up announced The full line-up for FrightFest 2014 has been announced. Big hitting films this year include Green Inferno by Eli Roth and Sin City: A Dame To Kill For from Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller. The line-up also includes The Guest, The Signal and Dead Snow 2: Red Vs. Dead. There is also …

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Power and influence (warner Hannibal spoilers inside)

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He puts his head back and closes his eyes, the final image of a fugitive Hannibal closes the second season of the namesake show, and what a powerful image to go out on. It demonstrates many major themes played out during the 13 episode arc that picked up with Will Graham wrongfully imprisoned and framed …

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