5 Must Read Horror Articles 29 May 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: Why You Should Be Excited About Friday The 13th The Game A Brief History Of Yummy Mummy Cereal The Shining Turns 37 Lego Dinosaur Skeletons Every Stephen King Cameo …

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News Round-up Week Ending 26 May 2017

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Old school horror collection from Paul F Olson coming 23 June through Crystal Lake Crystal Lake Publishing have announced a new collection of short stories which channel the old school horror of the 80s and 90s …

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Tattered Tomes: The Throat by Peter Straub

When Peter Straub’s The Throat first released in 1993, it was a weird time for me. I was stretching my own writing limbs at the time, attempting novels of my own. One idea, which I’ve revisited many times without success, became a lifelong obsession for me. That story will be written one day, but it …

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TOD 012 The Outer Dark Symposium, Part 2: Readings by Daniel Braum, Valjeanne Jeffers, John Foster & Edward Austin Hall & “Other Weird Tales: Unraveling Paradigms as the Protagonist Shifts Away from the Cis White Male” Panel

In this podcast The Outer Dark presents the second installment of The Outer Dark Symposium, including readings by Daniel Braum, Valjeanne Jeffers, John Foster and Edward Austin Hall, as well as the second panel “Other Weird Tales: Unraveling Paradigms as the Protagonist Shifts Away from the Cis White Male.” These segments were recorded live on …

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Look Out For … The Death and Life of Schneider Wrack by Nate Crowley

Look Out For … The Death and Life of Schneider Wrack by Nate Crowley “A fresh and original take on a somewhat overripe genre.” Schneider Wrack was never a dissident. He doesn’t think. But he’s been convicted as a dissident, and in the ancient city of Lipos-Tholos, at the heart of the star-spanning Lemniscatus, the …

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TIH 148: Jon Padgett on Thomas Ligotti, Writing Lessons, and Impostor Syndrome

In this podcast Jon Padgett talks about Thomas Ligotti, writing lessons, impostor syndrome and much more. About Jon Padgett Jon Padgett is a professional—though lapsed—ventriloquist who lives in New Orleans with his spouse, their daughter, and two cats. Padgett is the founder and longtime administrator of Thomas Ligotti Online, and has been the first publisher for …

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Audiobook Review: The Dead Boy by Craig Saunders

“Saunders has done a remarkable job of breathing life into every single character, giving them their own personalities and humanity.” Having published more than thirty novels and novellas, the first a mere six years ago, Craig Saunders has gained a reputation as a hardworking and productive author of horror, fantasy and humour stories. He has …

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Searchlight: Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities

Auteur Guillermo del Toro is first and foremost a fan of horror. With an excellent command of story mechanics, a deep understanding of human nature, and a sincere willingness to dive into the deep end of the abyss without a safety net, del Toro has firmly stamped his footprint on the imaginations of millions of …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 22 May 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: Top Ten Horror Cameos In Popular Cartoons Flashback: Talking Horror With Tim Curry On The Set Of It Kevin Williamson’s Original Vision For Scream 3 Horror Villains Drawn As …

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Book Review: Cemetery Dance Select: Tim Waggoner

“Waggoner has put together a great collection of darkness that is sure to entertain.” In this collection of some of Tim Waggoner’s best short stories, the reader gets a good taste of what the author can do and what they can expect of his other writing. It’s nice to see the progression and variety of …

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Book Review: Calls for Submission by Selena Chambers

“Chambers uses the power and versatility of short fiction to full effect, combining acute literary sensibilities with a mastery of weird fiction techniques, surrealism, and raw, heartbreaking horror.” In her debut collection, Selena Chambers uses the power and versatility of short fiction to full effect, combining acute literary sensibilities with a mastery of weird fiction …

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News Round-up Week Ending 19 May 2017

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Reissue of Richard Marsh’s The Goddess: A Demon released through Country Books. Country Books are reissuing one of the seventy novels written by the prolific and mysterious nineteenth century author of horror and crime fiction, Richard Marsh. …

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