5 Must Read Horror Articles 5 Nov 2018

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Welcome to Must Read Horror, where we search the internet for the best horror articles of the week so you don’t have to. Without further ado: The Guardian runs a cautionary article about the dangers of using tropic views of mental illness to create horror villains Indiewire have found all the horror-culture references in the …

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[Preview] SU 006: Not From Around Here by David J. Schow

[Preview] SU 006 Not From Around Here by David J. Schow

In this podcast we preview episode six of Story Unboxed: The Horror Podcast on the Craft of Writing in which we unbox and analyse Not From Around Here by David J. Show. Listen to the full Story Unboxed Podcast on Not From Around Here by David J. Schow Show notes [03:10] ‘Not From Around Here’ …

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News Round-up Week Ending 2 November 2018

The Long Way Home

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Richard Chizmar’s latest collection, The Long Way Home, out now from PS Publishing Available as both a deluxe hardcover and numbered, signed version in a slipcase, Richard Chizmar’s newest collection contains twenty-one pieces, including a screenplay co-written …

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Look Out For … Someone Like Me by M. R. Carey

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“With a flair for creating unforgettable characters in impossible situations, Carey’s latest, Someone Like Me, is destined to be another classic you won’t want to miss.” Devoted mom Liz Kendall wouldn’t even hurt a fly. She’s determined to raise her children in a home full of love. But Liz has another side—a side that’s twisted …

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Book Review: The Broker of Nightmares by Jon Padgett

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“The Broker of Nightmares is gorgeous, a strong work with which to launch the series, and sets the bar extremely high.”   Nightscape Press is a small, independent publisher, set up in 2012 by Author Robert S. Wilson and his wife, Jennifer. Between 2012 and 2015 the press released 24 books, including novels and novellas …

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TIH 239: Halloween Interlude Horror Film and Book Recommendations with Michael David Wilson and Bob Pastorella

TIH 239 Halloween Interlude Horror Film and Book Recommendations with Michael David Wilson and Bob Pastorella

In this special Halloween episode, Michael David Wilson and Bob Pastorella recommend horror films and books. This Is Horror Podcast patrons at $10 can also check out the videocast. Show notes [06:00] Hereditary [17:30] We say we’re going to spoil Hereditary then are so vague we don’t really spoil it [27:20] A24 [29:30] The Resident …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 29 Oct 2018

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  Welcome to Must Read Horror, where we search the internet for the best horror articles of the week so you don’t have to. Without further ado: The Guardian look to the coming Pet Sematary remake and ask what will be next for the horror reboot market The AV Club’s film critics choose their favourite sub-genre of …

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TIH 238: Alma Katsu on The Hunger, The Donner Party, and Writing as Escapism

TIH 238 Alma Katsu on The Hunger, The Donner Party, and Writing as Escapism

In this podcast Alma Katsu talks about The Hunger, the Donner Party, writing as escapism, and much more. About Alma Katsu Alma Katsu is the author of The Hunger, a reimagining of the story of the Donner Party with a horror twist. The Hunger made NPR’s list of the 100 Best Horror Stories, and was named one of the 21 best …

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Halloween 2018: Horror is a Lens

It’s often said the best way to remember something is to write it down. Repeatedly. Case in point: in a recent podcast conversation with Simon Strantzas we spoke about different kinds of horror, and Simon’s perspective, that “horror is a lens through which we see the world, and that almost anything can be a horror …

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News Round-up Week Ending 26 October 2018

Tales of Terror

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … New from Crystal Lake Publishing, Fantastic Tales of Terror, edited by Eugene Johnson Featuring authors such as Joe R Lansdale, Stephanie M. Wytovich, Neil Gaiman and Mercedes M. Yardley, Fantastic Tales of Terror is an anthology of terrifying …

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Look Out For … Think Yourself Lucky by Ramsey Campbell

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“Campbell continues to scare readers with his unique ability to draw out the terrors of everyday life with easily relatable characters faced with horrific realities.”    All David Botham wants is an ordinary life. He has a regular job at a travel agency, and a good relationship with Stephanie, his girlfriend. But there are things …

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Book Review: Bad Vision by Dave Jeffery

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“If you haven’t read anything by Jeffery, Bad Vision would be a fine place to start. If you have, then you already know you’re in for a treat.”   Something that has been mentioned with increasing frequency both on this site and elsewhere is the impressive quality of releases coming from the small presses. From …

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TIH 237: J.R. Park and Tracy Fahey on Anthologies, Story Obstacles, and Collaborations

TIH 237 J.R. Park and Tracy Fahey on Anthologies, Story Obstacles, and Collaborations

In this podcast Justin Park and Tracy Fahey talk about anthologies, story obstacles, collaborations, and much more. About J.R. Park J. R. Park is a horror author from Bristol UK. He released his first book, Terror Byte, in 2014 and no one told him to stop. His inspirations have been cited as exploitation cinema, manhandled …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 22 Oct 2018

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Welcome to Must Read Horror, where we search the internet for the best horror articles of the week so you don’t have to. Without further ado: CNBC has a feature article on the new Halloween film, at a time of the resurgence of the horror blockbuster Film School Rejects list ten movies for lovers of cosmic horror …

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TIH 236: J.R. Park and Tracy Fahey on The Black Room Manuscripts, Irish Folklore, and Real Life Horror

TIH 236 J.R. Park and Tracy Fahey on The Black Room Manuscripts, Irish Folklore, and Real Life Horror

In this podcast Justin Park and Tracy Fahey talk about The Black Room Manuscripts, Irish folklore, real-life horror, and much more. About J.R. Park J. R. Park is a horror author from Bristol UK. He released his first book, Terror Byte, in 2014 and no one told him to stop. His inspirations have been cited …

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