News Round-up Week Ending 27 March

X Files

I Want To Believe Fans of The X-Files will begin to believe again as it was announced this week that the show will be returning for six episodes with original cast members David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson back in their roles of Fox Mulder and Dana Scully. There’s no release date at this point but …

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The Cutting Room: Let The Right One In

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Let The Right One In Twelve-year-old Oskar is lonely, bullied and badly in need of a friend when he meets Eli, a beautiful but strange girl who appears to be his own age and who has just moved into his apartment block. All is not quite what it seems, however, as bodies begin to pile …

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Book Review: A Darke Phantastique (Edited by Jason V Brock)

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“A remarkable, varied, and wholly worthwhile anthology of dark fiction!” Subtitled ‘Encounters with the Uncanny and other Magical Things’, Jason V Brock’s A Darke Phantastique, published by Cycatrix Press, is a hefty tome indeed. Great big anthologies of quality original dark fiction are always to be welcomed, and a quick perusal of the contents list …

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TIH 037: Josh Malerman on The Film Adaptation of Bird Box, Story Ideas and Intimidating Writers

In this podcast Josh Malerman talks about Universal Studios and the film adaptation of Bird Box, his novella Ghastle and Yule and writers that intimidate him.  About Josh Malerman Josh Malerman is the author of the novel Bird Box and the novella Ghastle and Yule. He’s also the lead singer/songwriter for the band the High Strung. …

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Look Out For… The Eye That Blinds by B.E. Scully and Black Wings Of Cthulhu III

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Look Out For… The Eye That Blinds by B.E. Scully “An original and exciting thriller that’s as cutting-edge as they come.”  The Internet—it’s everywhere and nowhere, full of everybody and nobody. And sometimes, it’s downright deadly. When three college friends graduate with plans to conquer the world, they find out that the world has its …

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The Visible Filth pre-order bonuses

If you pre-ordered The Visible Filth by Nathan Ballingrud we just emailed you the pre-order bonuses. The three free eBooks and the unabridged audiobook written and narrated by Nathan Ballingrud. If you’ve changed your email address since pre-ordering or you didn’t receive the email please email michael@thisishorror.co.uk with the email you used to pre-order and …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 23 March 2015

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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: Carrie: Original Vs Remake Evil Eighties: The Hollywood Horrors of David J. Schow Friday the 13th Part III: How an ’80s Horror Franchise Bet It All On 3-D …

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Film Review: Fear Clinic (2014)

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 “Boring and average at best!” When a group of people with crippling phobias brought on by a shared tragedy seek the help of Dr Andover (Robert Englund), he attempts to relieve their problems by isolating them inside his ‘fear chamber’, where they are forced to face their fears during nightmarish hallucinations. It seems, however, that …

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Pre-order The Visible Filth this weekend and receive all pre-order bonuses this weekend

The Visible Filth by Nathan Ballingrud is released on Tuesday 31 March 2015. If you’ve pre-ordered from us then you will receive the bonuses this weekend. The good news is if you haven’t pre-ordered and do so this weekend we’ll also send you the bonuses. Pre-order The Visible Filth by Nathan Ballingrud here.  We announced the …

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News Round-up Week Ending 20 March

Darker Terrors

Stephen King returns to the short form Stephen King will release his latest short story collection The Bazaar of Bad Dreams on 3 November. The book will bring together 20 of King’s most recent short stories but will also provide his first major insight into the craft of writing since his writing guide/bio On Writing. …

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TIH 036: Nathan Ballingrud on The Visible Filth, His Second Collection and What Writers Should and Shouldn’t Do

In this podcast Nathan Ballingrud talks about The Visible Filth, His Second Collection, Winning The Shirley Jackson Award and What Writers Should and Shouldn’t Do. About Nathan Ballingrud Nathan Ballingrud is an American writer of horror and dark fantasy. His first book, the short story collection North American Lake Monsters, was published in 2013 by Small …

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Fiction: Residue by Fred Venturini

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Ammonia-based glass cleaners evaporate quickly, giving the impression that the streaks in the glass are disappearing. They’re not disappearing—the paper towels scar the glass, leaving behind a history of each wiping direction, each stroke, each movement of the hand. Some people believe that newspapers are the only choice for cleaning glass, that the ink somehow …

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