Film Review: Frankenstein: The True Story (1973)

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Time and memory are strange phenomena to say the least, especially when it comes to items such as films. Frankenstein: The True Story was originally broadcast in the early 1970s on the BBC on New Year’s Eve/Day. The film was praised highly at the time, and certainly it cannot be faulted in terms of production values, …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 21 April 2014

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Welcome, once again, to Must Read Horror. It’s Easter, and no doubt you’re all full up on chocolate, or if you’re a bit of a carnivorous sicko, bunny rabbits. What better way to celebrate Easter than getting stuck into these five great horror articles. It’s what Jesus would have wanted. Joe Hill’s Favourite Horror Villains …

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News Round-up Week Ending 18 April

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George R. R. Martin to headline Stoker Weekend Game of Thrones scribe George R. R. Martin has been confirmed as Guest of Honour at the World Horror Convention 2017. Although the location of the event is yet to be confirmed, tickets are sure to be in short supply following this spectacular announcement. Keep an eye …

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Meet The Writer Interview: Craig Wallwork

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 Craig Wallwork is the author of the short story collection Quintessence of Dust, Gory Hole and the novels To Die Upon a Kiss and The Sound of Loneliness. His fiction has appeared in various anthologies, journals and magazines. He is also the fiction editor at Menacing Hedge Magazine. He currently resides in West Yorkshire, England. …

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Book Review: Blood Kin by Steve Rasnic Tem

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“The best book Steve Tem has written!” Michael Gibson returns to the family home in the Southern Appalachian mountains to look after his ailing grandmother and recover from a bad patch in his life. While he is there, his grandmother begins to tell him stories from her childhood – tales that Michael feels as if …

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‘The Snow Child’ by Angela Carter

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It may be the shortest story of The Bloody Chamber collection (it’s approximately 500 words), but Angela Carter manages to pack a lot into ‘The Snow Child’. It takes the theme of jealousy from its ‘Snow White’ origins and explores aspects of male power and desire as well, adding a heavy dose of horror to …

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Meet The Writer Interview: Rebekah Lattin-Rawstrone

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Born in Kenya, Rebekah Lattin-Rawstrone lives and works in London. She is a partner of Apis Books, an independent publishing company for shorter fiction, and a teacher of creative writing at City University. Home, a story about the manipulation of neglect, is Rebekah’s first novel. She is currently working on her second novel and a …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 14 April 2014

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Welcome to Must Read Horror, the only place you can discover the best horror articles of the week whilst simultaneously wondering who the hell Adam Millard is. This week: The Ten Scariest Classic Radio Broadcasts of All Time Horror Spotlight: Mario Bava Part 1 The 10 Greatest Jump Scares in Horror History Gun Control: How …

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