Book Review: The Book of M by Peng Shepherd

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“A harrowing and heartbreaking tale that will bend your mind while it crushes your soul.” A man in India loses his shadow. Doctors and scientists around the world are baffled by this phenomenon, unable to explain how or why this has happened. As they begin to study this man, others begin to lose their shadows. …

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Book Review: Visions from the Void, edited by Jonathan Butcher

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“Though subject matter and genre, tone and style vary, each story seems to be connected in some way. By the writer’s commitment to the project, by the intent of each author to produce something distinctive and captivating.”   Putting out an anthology these days—especially a horror/dark fiction anthology—can be a risky venture. How do you …

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TIH 221: Tade Thompson on Growing Up in South London, Editors, and Writing Lessons from Martial Arts

TIH 221 Tade Thompson on Growing Up in South London, Editors, and Writing Lessons from Martial Arts

In this podcast Tade Thompson talks about growing up in South London, editors, writing lessons learnt from martial arts, and much more. About Tade Thompson Tade Thompson is the author of the sci-fi novel Rosewater, a John W. Campbell Award finalist, and The Kitschies Golden Tentacle Award-winning novel Making Wolf. His novella The Murders of …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 13 Aug 2018

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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: Bloody Disgusting pick out six films that prove more deep-sea horror is needed NPR have an article about the development of YA horror Altpress bring us terror in the …

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News Round-up Week Ending 10 August 2018

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Horror classic, The Changeling, rereleased in remastered special edition, featuring exclusive artwork and book Featuring specially commissioned artwork by Christopher Shy, The Changeling, directed by Peter Medak (The Krays) has arrived on Blu-ray in a limited edition collector’s …

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Look Out For … The Mouth of the Dark by Tim Waggoner

The Mouth of the Dark by Tim Waggoner

“Bram Stoker Award winner Tim Waggoner consistently delivers the goods when it comes to hard-hitting horror fiction, with compelling characters and dangerous horrors at every turn. “ When Jayce’s 20-year-old daughter Emory goes missing, he seeks the assistance of a strange woman named Nicola to guide him through Shadow, a dark and bizarre world, parallel …

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Book Review: Year’s Best Hardcore Horror Volume 3 edited by Randy Chandler and Cheryl Mullenax

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“With such a strong line-up of stories, there is something for everyone in the third volume of hardcore horror.” Labels. How does the saying go? “They’re only good for one thing; marketing.” They can be very misleading. Take Hardcore Horror, for example. Some fans of horror fiction may be put off by that term. Gore …

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Streaming Screams: Unearthed and Untold: The Path to Pet Sematary

Unearthed and Untold- The Path to Pet Sematary

Stephen King has a novel he thinks maybe should have never been published. Perhaps, as they say, dead is better. The novel, Pet Sematary, is often listed by critics and fans alike as one of the scariest novels ever written. Dealing with traumatic human loss, and the terrible consequences that come with wrestling with fate, …

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TIH 220: Patrick Lacey on We Came Back, Collaborations, and Worst Writing Advice

TIH 220 Patrick Lacey on We Came Back, Collaborations, and Worst Writing Advice

In this podcast Patrick Lacey talks about We Came Back, collaborations, worst writing advice, and much more. About Patrick Lacey Writer of Bone Saw, Practitioners, Dream Woods, and We Came Back. Collector of weird stuff. Drinker of coffee and IPA. Show notes [01:55] Working with Sinister Grin Press on We Came Back [02:45] We Came Back most personal story [05:35] Marketing …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 6 Aug 2018

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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: Gamespot tee up the eleven most shocking cannibal horrors Venturebeat have the lowdown on a new retro-style Lovecraftian horror RPG for PS4, Switch and PC Popsugar have a feature …

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News Round-up Week Ending 3 August 2018

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Kickstarter for Nightscape Press’ Ashes and Entropy is live Ashes and Entropy, the new anthology from Nightscape Press featuring a truly stellar line-up of authors including Laird Barron, Jon Padgett, Damien Angelica Walters, Lucy A. Snyder, Max Booth …

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Look Out For … A Game in the Sun and Other Stories by John Coyne

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“Coyne has written many gruesome short-stories through the years, and now the best tales are collected in one volume for the first time.”   From Cemetery Dance Publishing comes a major collection by one the best writers of horror fiction. Featuring fourteen tales guaranteed to send a shiver down your spine, A Game in the …

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TIH 219: Patrick Lacey on Growing Up in a Haunted House, Bone Saw, and Sleep Paralysis

TIH 219 Patrick Lacey on Growing Up in a Haunted House, Bone Saw, and Sleep Paralysis

In this podcast Patrick Lacey talks about  growing up in a haunted house, Bone Saw, sleep paralysis, and much more. About Patrick Lacey Writer of Bone Saw, Practitioners, Dream Woods, and We Came Back. Collector of weird stuff. Drinker of coffee and IPA. Show notes [04:30] Growing up in a haunted house [08:45] Spiritual and supernatural beliefs [10:50] …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 30 Jul 2018

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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: NME have a rundown of the best British horror movies of all time Netflix confirm adaptation of Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez comic, Locke & Key IMDB have chosen ninety-nine …

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Book Review: Nightly Owl, Fatal Raven by Jessica McHugh

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“A hugely entertaining dark fantasy with something to say about human nature, this novel should be on the shelf of everyone who yearns to read something unique and different.”   Jessica McHugh is a writer whose creative talents seemingly know no bounds. In addition to her many novels—The Train Derails in Boston, Rabbits in the …

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