Book Review: An Augmented Fourth by Tony McMillen

“The individual elements of character, setting and description are intertwined like a strand of DNA to give this tale life and readers a quality read.”   Tony McMillen is the author of the novel Nefarious Twit (Branch Hands, 2013), a book LitReactor selected as their Book Club Selection for March 2014. A wonderful achievement for …

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News Round-up Week Ending 23 June 2017

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Debut collection from Kristi DeMeester, Everything That’s Underneath set for release 29 August Apex Books present the first short story collection by Kristi DeMeester (Beneath). Featuring eighteen stories, Everything That’s Underneath is a collection of weird tales …

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TOD 014 The Outer Dark Symposium, Part 3: Readings by Craig Laurance Gidney, Grafton Tanner & Balogun Ojetade; “Not Another Bug Hunt: The Weird Monster as a Study of Singularity and in Différance” Panel

In this podcast The Outer Dark presents the third installment of The Outer Dark Symposium, including readings by Craig Laurance Gidney, Grafton Tanner, and Balogun Ojetade, as well as the third panel ‘Not Another Bug Hunt: The Weird Monster as a Study of Singularity and in Différance’, moderated by Daniel Braum and features Orrin Grey, …

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Look Out For … Paperbacks from Hell: A History of Horror Fiction from the ’70s and ’80s by Grady Hendrix

Look Out For … Paperbacks from Hell: A History of Horror Fiction from the ’70s and ’80s by Grady Hendrix “Little has been written about those pulp paperbacks that were an essential horror fix for those of us of a certain age in the days long before Netflix, until now.” SEE the amazing vintage book …

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TIH 152: Philip Fracassi on Writing Quickly, The Lovecraft eZine, and Best Writing Advice

In this podcast Philip Fracassi talks about writing quickly, The Lovecraft eZine, and his best writing advice. About Philip Fracassi Philip Fracassi, an author and screenwriter, lives in Los Angeles. His brand-new collection of stories, Behold The Void, was published by JournalStone on March 10, 2017. He has a novella, Fragile Dreams, that was released in …

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Book Review: Shadows and Tall Trees, Vol. 7, edited by Michael Kelly

“A good mix of established names and relative newcomers, Shadows and Tall Trees Vol.7 is a fine showcase for some of the very best in Weird fiction.” It’s safe to say that, at the moment, horror writing is in something of a golden age; if not necessarily in terms of sales, then certainly in terms …

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Searchlight: Mark Korven

We often think of horror and the weird in visual terms. Often, it is what we see, whether it’s the imagery in our heads, or the images on a screen, that truly creep us out. Yet, horror is an emotion, and emotions are receptive to all our senses. For film, sometimes the creepy comes from …

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Book Review: Black Mad Wheel by Josh Malerman

“Mixes music and horror in a way that is thoroughly original and devilishly compelling.” Philip Tonka is a broken man. Every bone in his body, broken. Yet, he survived, and is healing faster than anyone anticipated. Tonka was exposed to a sound capable of crushing a man, and rendering weapons useless. Flipping back and forth …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 19 Jun 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: 1980s New Wave Songs Reimagined As Stephen King Book Covers The Joy Of Jason: Why Friday The 13th The Game Is So Much Fun Interview With Leo Hunt Writer’s …

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News Round-up Week Ending 16 June 2017

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Poetry collection No Mercy by Alessandro Manzetti coming soon from Crystal Lake From Crystal Lake Publishing comes the intensely dark new poetry collection, No Mercy. Not content with winning the Bram Stoker award for his prose, Manzetti has …

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Injured Eyeballs 35: To Boldly Go Where No Bloch Has Gone Before

The Star Trek Scripts of Robert Bloch April was the centenary of the birth of one of horror’s most important, and often underrated, writers–the much loved Robert Bloch. Although I’m two months late in celebrating this momentous date in the horror calendar, I still thought I ought to do something to mark the occasion. Bloch’s …

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TIH 151: Philip Fracassi on Horror as Escapism, Hollywood Screenwriting, and Literary vs. Genre Fiction

In this podcast Philip Fracassi talks about horror as escapism, Hollywood screenwriting, literary fiction, and much more. About Philip Fracassi Philip Fracassi, an author and screenwriter, lives in Los Angeles. His brand-new collection of stories, Behold The Void, was published by JournalStone on March 10, 2017. He has a novella, Fragile Dreams, that was released in …

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