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A brand new audibook by Anthony Keetch

The Devil Take Your Stereo

Anthony Keetch alongside David Darlington and What Noise Productions has produced and written ‘The Devil Take Your Stereo – A Satanic Chiller by Desmond Stirling’. This story is available as an audiobook in five episodic chunks. Part-comedy/part-horror it follows an elderly writer of horror novels trying to dictate his latest opus. Head on over to …

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All aboard the Hell Train

Hell Train by Christopher Fowler

So, what do you get if you combine bizarre creatures, satanic rites and terrified train passengers? Quite simply, out of this unholy concoction you’ll end up with Christopher Fowler’s (the Bryant & May Mysteries) latest novel, Hell Train, his first for publisher Solaris. And if you’re in London on 19 January then you’ll be able …

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Twisted Tales PS Publishing Showcases in Liverpool and Lancaster

Twisted Tales PS Publisher Poster

Here at This Is Horror we are incredibly lucky to receive a guest post this evening from David McWilliam of Twisted Tales Events. To find out why, please read on. Later this month, as part of our award-nominated programme of horror story readings, Twisted Tales will run PS Publishing Showcases from 6-8pm at Waterstone’s Liverpool …

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This Is Horror, The University of Warwick – Friday January 20th

Warwick University

Following on from the success of our Halloween Horror Event with David Moody, Adam Nevill and Gary McMahon we have a new event at The University of Warwick. It is a free event, but it is ticketed. There are only forty tickets available as it is in Warwick Writer’s Room in Milburn House which is …

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Meet The Writer: Deno Sandz

What first attracted you to horror writing? I started writing at an early age. Sometimes I think I can remember as far back as the womb. My mother is and was a great writer of real life, southern myths, and superstitions. Meet The Writer: Deno Sandz

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This Is Horror Awards 2011 – Remember to Vote

As the clock ticks time is running out to vote in This Is Horror Awards 2011. Please remember to vote in the inaugural This Is Horror Awards. Some have raised concerns over a technical hitch with the e-mail address, we have looked into this and can reassure you this is working perfectly. Vote Now – …

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Glasgow Frightfest Coming Soon

frightfest

After a highly successful 2011, including their biggest August event yet, FrightFest have announced a few teasers for their Glasgow showcase in February 2012. The event in Glasgow will run over 24 and 25 February 2012 and will feature eleven premieres and previews. The Glasgow Film Theatre will once again provide the venue for the …

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Happy Christmas

Wishing everyone the best this holiday season. A special thank you to artist, Rich Sampson for the artwork. HAPPY CHRISTMAS! This Is Horror Staff

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This Is Horror Awards 2011: A Note

In order to decide the This Is Horror Awards 2011 the site staff had a round table discussion and each put forward nominations – in each category – that they had no affiliation to. Having reached a consensus decision we put the nominations up to the public vote. The This Is Horror Awards nominations reflect …

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This Is Horror Awards 2011

As the year comes to an end and Christmas draws ever nearer it’s time to announce the nominees for this years This Is Horror Awards. Please send your votes to [email protected] with the subject line ‘This Is Horror Awards 2011’. To cast a vote simply write the category and your vote for each award. You …

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Final Destination ban

The poster from the fifth instalment in the Final Destination franchise has been banned because it could potentially distress children between 3 and 5 years of age reports BBC News. The Advertising Standards Authority claimed there were several complaints from traumatised parents because of the poster’s graphic content saying that “it was likely to cause …

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Win a lifetime subscription to Spectral Press

Spectral Promo

This is not only an incredible opportunity to win some great swag from our good friends over at Spectral Press, but also a unique opportunity to have your Spectral style ‘ghost’ story published. This is a fantastic way to get your voice heard and kick-start your career in the genre. Very best of luck to …

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Win Horror Genre Prizes: Like Us

Having built up such a brilliant following with Read Horror and See Horror it’s a rather daunting task to build up such an incredibly fanbase again. Fortunately we reckon you’re a loyal bunch, and failing that we’ve decided to entice you with some swag. A prize draw will take place on Wednesday February 1 where …

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