News Round-up Week Ending 10 October

Twin Peaks

Twin Peaks Returns

25 years on, David Lynch has announced that Twin Peaks is returning to warp our minds. The series will be aired on ShowTime in 2016 and will be written and produced by Lynch and Mark Frost. As all of the details reveal themselves, This Is Horror will bring them to you.

SeaCon1 invades Hornsea

On Saturday 29 November, Floral Hall, Hornsea will host what is now being dubbed SeaCon#1. In this spooky extravaganza, PS Publishing will be presenting a number of readings from authors such as Alison Littlewood,  Pete Crowther, Mark Morris and Ramsey Campbell. The tickets are incredible value for money, priced at just £4, which also includes a curry supper – order yours now from the PS Publishing website.

Forbidden Planet Signing

Forbidden Planet in London will be hosting the mother of all book signings on 25 October. Head down to the store between 13:00-14:00 to get your copies of The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror #25 signed by Steve Volk, Rob Shearman, Ramsey Campbell, Lavie Tidhar and editor Stephen Jones among many, many more. Check out the Forbidden Planet website for the full list of attending authors and books on sale.

#SixWordScares Enter Competition Now

Waterstones have teamed up with Mookychick for their latest competition. The bookshop and alternative website are now looking for contestants to enter their scary stories for a cash prize, the catch? It must only contain six words. You can tweet to @Waterstones using the hashtag #6wordscares for your chance to win £150, with a runner up prize of a £20 Waterstones voucher. Head over to the Waterstones website for full details. Entries close on Halloween.

Are you ready for the Thrill Ride of your life?

Writers of American comedy film, Neighbors, Andrew Jay Cohen & Brendan O’Brien, are set to pen the latest horror film from Fox, Thrill Ride. This tongue-in-cheek black comedy will tell the story of a high school night which slowly turns into a blood bath in the wake of a mysterious serial killer. The amusement park, rented out for the seniors, will become the stage for a series of gruesome murders, which inevitably sees the students coming together to fight back in true colleague slasher style. Keep your eyes peeled for updates at more news comes in.

Helen Marshall Competition Winner

This Is Horror are pleased to announce that Martin Roberts has won the signed copy of Helen Marshall’s Gifts For The One Who Come After. Your copy will be posted shortly. Congratulations.

RACHEL HOWARTH

 

 


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