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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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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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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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Look Out For … The Sleep Room by F R Tallis

Look Out For … The Sleep Room by F R Tallis “Familiar yet very welcome tropes that tick all the right boxes for a slice of gothic medical horror.” When promising young psychiatrist James Richardson is offered the job opportunity of a lifetime by the charismatic Dr. Hugh Maitland, he is thrilled. Setting off to …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 15 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: The Best Alien Spin Off Stories Featuring Ripley 12 Horror Themed Restaurants Proof That Resident Evil Is Basically Aliens Typing Of The Dead The Stephen King Theme Park Ride …

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Look Out For … Dark Cities edited by Christopher Golden

Look Out For … Dark Cities edited by Christopher Golden “Stories that are short, sharp shocks designed to unsettle you.” In shadowy back alleys, crumbling brownstones, and gleaming skyscrapers, cities harbor unique forms of terror. Here lie malicious ghosts, cursed buildings, malignant deities, and personal demons of every kind. Twenty of today’s most talented writers …

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Stoking the Fires of Inspiration: My First StokerCon

When I signed up for StokerCon 2017 it was more out of curiosity than actually practicality. I’d never been to an HWA (Horror Writers Association) event before, and I knew that several of the writers I’m friends with on social media would be there.  That was enough to assure me that I wouldn’t spend all …

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Midnight Mix-Tape: May 2017 – For the Sake of Tradition

Uncle Jake’s here to hook you up with some of the latest and greatest horror short stories available online right now. Stories that will challenge, evolve, and redefine what horror is, and what it will become. These are themed mix-tapes of fear, dread, danger, and gore, lovingly curated just for your reading pleasure. If there’s …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 8 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: Infection At Outpost 31 Creepshow 2 : A Look Back Seven Unanswered Questions In Horror Films Five Made For TV Stephen King Films That Deserve A Big Screen Reboot …

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Look Out For … Hannah Green and Her Unfeasibly Mundane Existence by Michael Marshall Smith

Look Out For … Hannah Green and Her Unfeasibly Mundane Existence by Michael Marshall Smith “Expect sharp wit, incisive storytelling and memorable characters all wrapped up in pitch black humour.” It’s not every day that the Devil knocks on your door From the critically-acclaimed author of Only Forward comes a delightful new tale about Hannah, …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 1 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: Mick Garris Talks Post Mortem Podcast And More Spotlight On Crowded Quarantine Publications Interview With Horror University Instructor Hank Schwaeble Ten Memorable Alien References In Pop Culture Salma Hayek …

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