Interview: Gaie Sebold, Part II

Your mythic landscape, the interdimensional hotspot Scalentine, has a well-developed geography and a cornucopia of Weres, Feys and Hermaphroditic four-armed sentients. Was there a lot of detailed note-taking and did you have character bibles to keep track of all your multi-coloured creations? GS: I probably should have!  To be honest, I just tend to think of …

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3 Must Read Horror Articles

This week on Must Read Horror Articles: A Buyer’s Guide to… The New Wave of French Horror When Worlds Collide: Sci-Fi and Horror Films Top 10 Asian Horror Films you have never heard of If you want more useful links like the must read horror articles we highlight every week, then please follow @ThisIsHorror on Twitter. …

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Interview: Peter Dukes

Peter Dukes has been writing, producing and directing for over 18 years.  In 2005 he founded Dream Seekers Productions to produce his own slate of independent films. To date, Dream Seekers has produced 14 films. Read more…

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News Round-up Week Ending 24 August 2012

Videodrome

Stephen King and Joe Hill collaboration novella to be released soon Stephen King and Joe Hill will have their ebook collaboration In the Tall Grass published by Scribner in October 2012. The story begins with a brother and sister who hear a young boy crying for help in some tall grass to the side of the …

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Meet The Writer: Paul Edwards

Paul Edwards was born and raised in Bristol and now lives in the Somerset town of Frome. He’s had around 50 short stories printed in various anthologies, magazines and webzines, and this year will see two books published, Black Mirrors (Rainfall Records & Books) and Now That I’ve Lost You (Screaming Dreams). Read more…

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Interview: Nicholas McCarthy

Nicholas McCarthy is a young writer-director whose first feature, the low budget chiller The Pact is still playing in UK cinemas. This Is Horror’s John Llewellyn Probert tracked Nick down after being impressed by his horror debut to ask him a few questions. Read more…

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Interview: Gaie Sebold, Part I

Late last year Solaris released the first volume in an epic sizzling fantasy series from novelist Gaie Sebold (what a superb stocking filler it was too). This book is a kitschy, witty, kick-ass debut and a bold and original new entry amongst other phantasmagorical/genre offerings. It is destined to be a huge hit with readers …

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Dick Briefer’s Frankenstein – a forgotten master of the horror comic

If you’re a regular reader of this column then you’re obviously a person of taste and intelligence. You might also have noticed by now that, although it’s ostensibly a column about Horror Comics, I tend to go off on tangents as often as an ADHD toddler in a ‘Shiny Things’ factory. Read more…

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FrightFest 2012 preview

FrightFest 2012

It only happens once a year but perhaps the biggest extravaganza in the horror calendar is here again, folks. In less than twenty-four hours FrightFest 2012 will have officially began! Last year FrightFest won This Is Horror’s Event of the Year, as voted by you. And this year is looking bigger and, dare we say …

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Review: Paranormal Incident

If you thought that a film with a title of Paranormal Incident would be trying to cash in on similar titles, you’d be right. Read more…

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Review: The Bridge – Season One

A grim, bleak crime thriller with a washed-out photographic palette to match, The Bridge was hyped as the first ever creative television collaboration between Denmark and Sweden, combining the talents of the Danish producers of TV successes The Killing and Borgen, and the Swedish team responsible for Wallander. It’s no surprise, then, that the plot …

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Review: Dark Melodies by William Meikle

William Meikle is a man on a mission. With fifteen novels and more than 250 short story credits to his name, Meikle has written everything from Sword & Sorcery to Sherlock Holmes. But it is, perhaps, the many Lovecraftian novels and short stories for which he is most renowned. Read more…

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Winners: HP Lovecraft’s Chill

Continuing the Lovecraft birthday celebrations, here are the winners of our HP Lovecraft competition. Each will receive a copy of Chill. Winners: David Lees, Mike Roth, Jennifer Griffin, David McWilliam and James Mathurin We will be contacting each of you shortly and sending out the DVDs. Congratulations to the prize winners and thank you to …

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Review: Doll Parts by Wayne Simmons

With Drop Dead Gorgeous, Wayne Simmons set up an apocalypse unlike any other. His creatures were not just zombies, as you might have expected if you had read his debut novel, Flu. The monsters in DDG were all beautiful women, or Dolls, risen from the dead to wreak havoc around Belfast, their flapping eyes and …

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4 Must Read Horror Articles

Poltergeist skeletons

This week on Must Read Horror Articles: The Horror of British TV Comedies [Remember This?] Spielberg Dumps JoBeth Williams in a Pool with Real Skeletons in Poltergeist Colin Harvey – one year on Discovery of M.R. James story gives chidden chance to write ghostly ending If you want more useful links like the must read …

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