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News Round-up Week Ending 11 August 2017

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … The Horror Channel Frightfest announces short film selection With the festival now just around the corner, The Horror Channel Frightfest have announced a collosal line-up of twenty-six short films which will be shown at this year’s …

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Book Review: Looming Low, edited by Justin Steele and Sam Cowan

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  “Boasting a who’s who of weird fiction authors, one look at the roster is enough to have any fan thoroughly excited.”   Looming Low is a huge collection of twenty-six new stories of weird fiction from Dim Shores publishing. Boasting a who’s who of weird fiction authors, one look at the roster is enough …

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News Round-up Week Ending 4 August 2017

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Artwork by Graham Humphreys revealed ahead of Frightfest 2017 With line-ups falling into place and tickets on sale, The Horror Channel’s Frightfest has now revealed its new stunning artwork for 2017, produced by Graham Humphreys. Expect …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 30 Jul 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: A Day With George A Romero Interview With VFX Legion SFX Company 10 Horror Movies That Got People Investigated, Punished, & Even Arrested Why Martin Remains Unparalleled in its …

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News Round-up Week Ending 28 July 2017

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Seeing Double, the debut novel from extreme horror writer Karen Runge, out now from Grey Matter Press You can now get your hands on a copy of the debut novel by Karen Runge, author of the …

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News Round-up Week Ending 21 July 2017

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Frightfest announces world premiere of The Terror of Hallow’s Eve Boasting a retro style to accompany it’s 1980s setting, The Terror of Hallow’s Eve is based on true events and features a young boy with a difficult family …

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News Round-up Week Ending 14 July 2017

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Secrets of the Weird by Chad Stroup, available now from Grey Matter Press Featuring a variety of the taboos of today’s society, such as drag queens, neo-nazis, prostitutes, cannibals and more besides, Secrets of the Weird is …

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News Round-up Week Ending 7 July 2017

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week …   Adam Nevill’s The Ritual Adaptation Trailer and Release Date The film adaptation of horror icon Adam Nevill’s novel The Ritual is coming to theaters in a limited run (UK and Irish cinemas) Friday, October 13th, …

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News Round-up Week Ending 30 June 2017

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … New anthology of weird fiction, Behold! Oddities, Curiosities & Undefinable Wonders coming 28 July from Crystal Lake Publishing Sometimes the contributors list for an anthology is just too good to ignore and the new weird fiction anthology, Behold! …

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Searchlight: Crafty Screenwriting

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Listeners of the This Is Horror podcast have probably heard me mentioning a book called Crafty Screenwriting: Writing Movies That Get Made by Alex Epstein. Though not an actual writing reference guide, this book influenced my writing quite a bit. Epstein’s brutal honesty and eye-opening approach to the script writing business isn’t for everyone, but …

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News Round-up Week Ending 23 June 2017

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Debut collection from Kristi DeMeester, Everything That’s Underneath set for release 29 August Apex Books present the first short story collection by Kristi DeMeester (Beneath). Featuring eighteen stories, Everything That’s Underneath is a collection of weird tales …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 19 Jun 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: 1980s New Wave Songs Reimagined As Stephen King Book Covers The Joy Of Jason: Why Friday The 13th The Game Is So Much Fun Interview With Leo Hunt Writer’s …

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News Round-up Week Ending 16 June 2017

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Poetry collection No Mercy by Alessandro Manzetti coming soon from Crystal Lake From Crystal Lake Publishing comes the intensely dark new poetry collection, No Mercy. Not content with winning the Bram Stoker award for his prose, Manzetti has …

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News Round-up Week Ending 9 June 2017

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … New short story collection Made for the Dark Coming September 2017 John Llewellyn Probert’s (Cthulu Cymraeg, The Hammer of Dr Valentine) first short story collection in seven years is coming this September and is being published by Black Shuck …

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News Round-up Week Ending 2 June 2017

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Lovecraftian fairy tale anthology out now from Crystal Lake Twice Upon an Apocalypse is a Lovecraftian fairy tale collection, hot off the press from Crystal Lake Publishing. Edited by Rachel Kenley and Scott T Goudsward, the anthology …

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