Book Review: The Art of Horrible People by John Skipp

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One of the Founding Fathers of Splatterpunk. Head Honcho el Bizarro. Weird Fiction Maestro. John Skipp wears all of these hats, and usually all of them are piled high on top of his head at the same time. He attacks the genres with prose, film, and music. Author of The Light at the End (with …

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The Cutting Room: The Hallow

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Deep within the darkness of secluded forest land in rural Ireland dwells an ancient evil. Feared by the nearby superstitious villagers as cursed creatures who prey upon the lost, their secrets have been kept from civilization and remain on their hallowed ground. But when a conservationist from London moves in with his wife and infant …

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TIH 055: Jeremy Robert Johnson on Skullcrack City, The Mars Volta and What To Read

In this podcast Jeremy Robert Johnson talks about Skullcrack City, The Mars Volta and selecting reading material.  About Jeremy Robert Johnson Jeremy Robert Johnson is the author of We Live Inside You, the cult hit Angel Dust Apocalypse, the Stoker Nominated novel Siren Promised (w/Alan M. Clark), and the end-of-the-world freak-out Extinction Journals. His fiction has …

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Look Out For… The Wards by Alan Ryker and The Nameless Dark by T.E. Grau

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Look Out For… The Wards by Alan Ryker “Ryker’s work combines fast-paced, compulsive plotting with a steadily accumulating sense of dread.” Elizabeth doesn’t feel in control of her own life, which is probably why she enjoys the life-simulation game The Wards so much. In a dark room, she stares at a monitor watching a miserable …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 17 August 2015

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Welcome to Must Read Horror. The internet has been scoured once again for the week’s best horror articles, and the results are in: What Makes a Horror Film a Classic? The Great Stephen King Reread: Dreamcatcher Mind Meld: Exploring Fear in Fiction Horror Drive-In: Pros and Cons Toys of Terror #64 For more articles like …

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News Round-up Week Ending 14 August

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Liverpool Horror Fest 2015 The 2015 incarnation of the Liverpool Horror Fest takes place tomorrow (Saturday 15th August) at The Kazimier in Liverpool. The event will feature guests such as Ramsey Campbell, Paul Kane, Barbie Wilde and Simeon Halligan of Grimmfest. The full line-up including details of the evening’s entertainment and tickets can be found …

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The Cutting Room: The Final Girls

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Max is a high school senior who is mysteriously transported with her friends into a 1980s horror film that starred Max’s celebrated scream queen mother. Trapped inside the movie, Max finds herself reunited with her mom, who she lost in real life. Together with Max’s friends, they must fend off the camp counsellors’ raging hormones, …

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TIH 054: Jeremy Robert Johnson on Skullcrack City, the FBI and Style Over Substance

In this podcast Jeremy Robert Johnson talks about Skullcrack City, Visits from the FBI and Style over Substance in Stories. About Jeremy Robert Johnson Jeremy Robert Johnson is the author of We Live Inside You, the cult hit Angel Dust Apocalypse, the Stoker Nominated novel Siren Promised (w/Alan M. Clark), and the end-of-the-world freak-out Extinction Journals. …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 10 August 2015

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Welcome to Must Read Horror. The internet has been scoured once again for the week’s best horror articles, and the results are in: The Long, Lonely Walk: Hallways in Horror Films Here Be Monsters: A Personal History of Fear A Beginner’s Guide Through Hammer Horror From Dracula to The Strain: Where do Vampires Come From? …

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Meet the Publisher Interview: Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing

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Max Booth III is the Editor-in-Chief of Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing and a columnist for LitReactor.com. His novels include: Toxicity, The Mind is a Razorblade, and How to Successfully Kidnap Strangers. Follow him on Twitter @GiveMeYourTeeth. Lori Michelle is the co-owner of Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing and the editor-in-chief of Dark Moon Digest. Her novel, …

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My First Thriller – Tim Lebbon on The Hunt

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I’m a debut writer again.  This is very exciting, because for almost twenty years I’ve been trying to become an overnight success!  And now I have another chance. That’s flippant, but there’s also a serious point behind it.  Writers often appear on the scene, as if from out of nowhere, and their novel hits hard …

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The Cutting Room: Goodnight Mommy

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In the heat of the summer lays a lonesome house in the countryside where nine year old twin brothers await their mother’s return. When she comes home, bandaged after cosmetic surgery, nothing is like before and the children start to doubt whether this woman is actually who she says she is. Why we’re looking forward …

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