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Zombie Writing! Non-Fiction Kindle Release

Zombie Writing

Zombie Writing from Rymfire Books is a non-fiction book with forty-four write ups from genre writers that offer their own tips, hints, opinions and styles about creating your own zombie story. Authors including David Moody, This Is Horror’s very own JD Gillam and Jasper Bark and has been put together by Armand Rosamilia. This guide …

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If you’re coming to the This Is Horror Event tonight…

Milburn House

If you’re coming to our This Is Horror event tonight at The University of Warwick, there’s free parking at Milburn House after 6:30pm. Alternatively parking is free all day on Milburn Hill Road – it gets pretty busy during the day but eases up after 5pm. Just to stress the event is NOT at the …

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Resident Evil 6 Release Date and Trailer

Resident Evil 6

Survival horror fans, I am absolutely delighted to announce that earlier today Capcom announced that Resident Evil 6 will be released for the Xbox 360 and PS3 on November 20 2012 with a Windows PC version to follow. The sixth instalment promises to blend a combination of action and survival horror for what could be …

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Meet The Writer: Cate Gardner

Join us for an interview with Cate Gardner, and meet the lady behind Nowhere Hall, Theatre of Curious Acts and many other magical and surreal stories. Meet The Writer: Cate Gardner

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BC Furtney and horror tattoos

BC Furtney shows off and talks us through some of his tattoos. BC is the author of Scarla, writer/director of New Terminal Hotel and – of course – our resident columnist, penning his monthly thoughts and comment in Horror of Babylon. Ink on Ink: BC Furtney

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Ask China Miéville

China Mieville

Tomorrow we will be interviewing China Miéville. If any of our readers have any questions they are dying to ask the three-time Arthur C. Clarke Award winner, please e-mail [email protected]

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Dan Henk speaks on horror tattoos

We interviewed tattoo artist and novelist, Dan Henk as part of our brand new Ink on Ink section. Dank Henk – Ink on Ink

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China Miéville, Joseph D’Lacey and Mark Morris: Warwick University – Friday 20 January

Please join us this Friday at The University of Warwick for an evening with China Miéville, Joseph D’Lacey and Mark Morris. Feel free to bring your own bottle/drink. The fun kicks off at 7:15pm. For tickets, queries and information such as parking/how to find the venue please do not hesitate to e-mail [email protected] Tickets are …

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Meet The Writer: Patrick Freivald

What first attracted you to horror writing? I read Stephen King’s The Stand in sixth grade. I can’t say I understood it all at the time, but I was drawn in to both the human side of horror – the plague and the struggle to survive the aftermath – and the supernatural battle between good …

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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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