Interview: Luke Walker

What first attracted you to horror writing? I’ve always had an interest in horror and the supernatural, plus I’ve always loved the mysteries involved in the latter. When I first started writing seriously (about fifteen years ago), I initially went the urban fantasy route but then found that my plots were becoming darker as they …

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Tomorrow evening’s event with David Moody, Joseph D’Lacey, Simon Bestwick and Jasper Bark

If you’re coming to our This Is Horror Premium Chapbook launch 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 …

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Spawn of Jaws: The Great Shark Movie Rip-Offs

This June sees the re-release, in selected cinemas across the UK, of Steven Spielberg’s Jaws (1975). It’s a film that pretty much set its director on the road to fame and fortune while at the same time making a huge amount of money for Universal. Jaws was such a success that it generated a whole …

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What is a chapbook? (And why every horror reader should own at least one)

Today is International Short Story Day. We thought we’d do our bit and celebrate a literary art form that has undergone something of a revival recently – the chapbook. The chapbook is perhaps the short story in its ultimate form – a self contained, ordinarily limited and luxury edition. Find out a little bit about …

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Have we had enough of found footage films?

Voyeurism is an intrinsic part of the human condition – you only have to witness what happens on a motorway when an accident has occurred on the other side of the central reservation to see that. Perhaps there is a perverse sense of schadenfreude within us all, the ability to take pleasure in the suffering …

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Review: Piggy

A low budget British crime thriller, Piggy often comes across like a low-rent mash-up of Fight Club and Dead Man’s Shoes. There’s a good idea at the core of this film, but the execution lets it down and it doesn’t go as far as it should with the material. Read more…

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What are your must read horror articles?

Must Read Articles

Last week we announced 5 Must Read Horror Articles. If you would like to suggest a Must-Read Horror Article then send [email protected] an e-mail with the subject title ‘Must Read Article’. Rules are as follows: This cannot be a link to your own website/article. This must be an article/feature and does not include reviews. The …

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Sam Stone, David Moody, Jasper Bark – Live in Birmingham

evening of horror - David Moody, Sam Stone, Conrad Williams, Jasper Bark

We are proud to present a brand new evening of horror literature at The Electric Cinema, Birmingham as part of Shock & Gore 2012, as award-winning horror author and crowd favourite Jasper Bark plays host to special guests David Moody and Sam Stone, three acclaimed authors who will be answering questions from the audience and …

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Review: Blackbirds by Chuck Wendig

Miriam Black is the girl your mother warned you about. Her life thrives on drama and conflict, and she is a creature of habit; all the bad ones. You will love her instantly. However if a great memorable protagonist was all there was to Blackbirds you wouldn’t make it past about page twenty. Miriam’s great …

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Happy Father’s Day

To commemorate Father’s Day, award-winning author Gary McMahon has written a confessional piece titled ‘Fathers, Sons and Monsters’. Read more…

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Joe & Me by David Moody Chapbooks are now being sent out

After an abundance of orders from around the world we have sent out the first of the Joe & Me by David Moody chapbooks. As soon as we receive a new order we will send it out within 48 hours going forward. We pride ourselves on offering the very best postage and packaging price which …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles

The Shining

We’ve scoured the internet to bring you five articles from across the globe that every horror fan must-read. This brand new feature will highlight great content that can be found beyond the pages of This Is Horror, every single week. This week on Must Read Horror Articles: In Development Hell, Nobody Can Hear You Scream …

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Review: Silent Voices by Gary McMahon

Silent Voices is the sixth novel from talented British writer Gary McMahon. Arguably, it could be said to be his best novel to date. It is the second book of his Concrete Grove Trilogy, book one of which, The Concrete Grove, won Best Novel at This Is Horror’s inaugural awards. Read more…

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5 Classic Horror Movies (and an XXX Parody)

BC Furtney has been trying to get banned or censored from This Is Horror for the past thirteen months. We finally decided to censor him when he tried to put a link to a full-length porn feature into his latest column. For a run-down of 5 Classic Horror Movies and some context you are best …

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Where’s my copy of Joe & Me by David Moody?

Joe & Me by David Moody Chapbooks

Joe & Me by David Moody is scheduled for release on 18 June, just five days away – so the This Is Horror team thought we’d give you a fun update, so you know exactly where your books are and how they’ll be getting to you. Joe & Me is back from the printers Our …

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