5 Must Read Horror Articles 4 Dec 2017

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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: The New York Times lists its favourite horror movies ahead of this year’s horror-themed Great Performers Issue Broadly shows why horror might just be the best film genre for …

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TIH 181: S.P. Miskowski on I Wish I Was Like You, Writing Advice, and Weird Fiction Syllabus

TIH 181 S.P. Miskowski on I Wish I Was Like You, Writing Advice, and Weird Fiction Syllabus

In this podcast S.P. Miskowski talks about I Wish I Was Like You, writing advice, her ideal weird fiction syllabus, and much more. About S. P. Miskowski S.P. Miskowski is a three-time Shirley Jackson Award nominee and is the recipient of two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships and a Swarthout Award. Her M.F.A. is from …

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Book Review: Yes Trespassing by Erik T. Johnson

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“Erik T. Johnson delivers a magnum opus of staggering proportions and epic concepts of literary strangeness.” Collections of short fiction are sometimes difficult to evaluate from a critical standpoint, mostly because of the fact that they are often front-loaded with the best pieces the author has to offer and then the rest of the book …

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News Round-up Week Ending 8 December 2017

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … William Meikle’s The Ghost Club released tomorrow through Crystal Lake Channeling the most prominent voices in Victorian storytelling, such as Conan Doyle, Bram Stoker, Oscar Wilde, William Meikle delivers a collection of new short stories which readers are …

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TOD 026 Two BizarroCon Panels: ‘The Road to Publication’ and ‘The Weird in a Post-Weird World’

In this podcast The Outer Dark presents two panels from BizarroCon 2017 (Nov 17-19, Portland, OR): ‘The Road to Publication’ featuring Ross Lockhart, Hugo Camacho Cabeza, Don Noble and Nicholas Day, Michael Kazepis, and Rose O’Keefe (moderator) and ‘The Weird in a Post-Weird World’ featuring Cody Goodfellow, Mark Jaskowski, Emma/MP Johnson, Andrew James Stone, Madeleine Swann, and Jason Rizos (moderator). …

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Look Out For … Sleep Over: An Oral History of the Apocalypse by H. G. Bells

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“With the odd, yet appropriate, moniker H.G. Bells, this book takes another stab at the end-of-the-world scenario, this time using insomnia instead of a zombie virus.”   The world record for a human to go sleepless is eleven days. As a new epidemic of insomnia hits the world, everyone begins to wonder when they will …

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TIH 180: S.P. Miskowski on Knock Knock, Plays vs. Short Stories vs. Novels, and the Shirley Jackson Award

TIH 180 S.P. Miskowski on Knock Knock, Plays vs. Short Stories vs. Novels, and the Shirley Jackson Award

In this podcast S.P. Miskowski talks about Knock Knock, plays vs. short stories vs. novels, and the Shirley Jackson Award. About S. P. Miskowski S.P. Miskowski is a three-time Shirley Jackson Award nominee and is the recipient of two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships and a Swarthout Award. Her M.F.A. is from the University …

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Searchlight: Bear McCreary

Bear McCreary

Fans of AMC’s The Walking Dead are sure to know who Bear McCreary is. Right around the 5-minute mark of each episode, when the theme song cranks up, even if you’re not looking at the television, as long as you can hear it, you know…it’s time. McCreary’s theme is one of the most recognizable tracks …

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Book Review: Apollo Unbound by Chris Kelso

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“A bizzaro twilight zone episode played out on the page.” Apollo Unbound is a thirty-six page comic penned by the super talented Chris Kelso, featuring fantastic illustrations by Jim Agpalza that brings the tale to life. By the end of reading the comic, both of these gentlemen will be on your watch list…if they aren’t …

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This Is Horror Awards 2017: Public Nominations Are Open

This Is Horror Awards

Public nominations are now open for the seventh annual This Is Horror Awards. Here are the categories: Novel of the Year Novella of the Year Short Story Collection of the Year Anthology of the Year Fiction Magazine of the Year Publisher of the Year Fiction Podcast of the Year Nonfiction Podcast of the Year Readers can …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 4 Dec 2017

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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: Paste Magazine have a list of ten horror novels perfect for the holiday season Dread Central chat to indie director Michael Ballif about his anthology short film series The Witching …

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News Round-up Week Ending 1 December 2017

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Genre features for January’s Sundance Film Festival announced With one of the year’s most prestigious and earliest film festivals right around the corner, the genre film roster for the Sundance Film Festival has now been announced. …

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TOD 025 Nathan Carson: Touring the Weird by Canoe

In this podcast Scott Nicolay interviews Nathan Carson, author of Starr Creek and ‘The Willows’ graphic novel. Plus an all-new News from the Weird featuring co-hosts Justin Steele and Michael Griffin! Show Notes Nathan Carson, author of Starr Creek (Lazy Fascist Press), joins Scott to talk about his fiction and his recent graphic novel adaptation of Algernon Blackwood’s ‘The …

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TIH 179: S.P. Miskowski on Life Lessons Growing Up, Writing Objectives, and Anxiety

TIH 179 S.P. Miskowski on Life Lessons Growing Up, Writing Objectives, and Anxiety

In this podcast S.P. Miskowski talks about her life lessons growing up, writing objectives, anxiety, and much more. About S. P. Miskowski S.P. Miskowski is a three-time Shirley Jackson Award nominee, and is the recipient of two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships and a Swarthout Award. Her M.F.A. is from the University of Washington. …

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Look Out For … One of Us Will be Dead by Morning by David Moody

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“With this new proposed series, now is the perfect time to expand on those harrowing concepts, and Moody is the guy with the chops to do it.” A group trapped on Skek in the middle of the North Sea. Skek used to be a military outpost, a scientific research facility, even a fishing settlement. Now …

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