Book Review: Dead Souls by J. Lincoln Fenn

“Dead Souls is one of the best, most horrifying novels to come along in ages and likely to find its way onto multiple bestseller and best of year lists.” 2016 has been one of the best and most exciting years for horror fiction in a long time, with new, outstanding dark lit being produced by …

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TIH 111: Jessica McHugh on Creative Writing, Working as a Stripper and Bizarro

In this podcast Jessica McHugh talks about lessons learned teaching Creative Writing, the myth of writer’s block, working as a stripper at nineteen, bizarro and much more. About Jessica McHugh Jessica McHugh is a novelist, poet, and internationally produced playwright running amok in the fields of horror, sci-fi, young adult, and wherever else her peculiar mind …

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AHS: Roanoke—Series Premiere Play by Play and Nothing but Spoilers

  Let me just preface this whole premiere by saying I was lying, I’m TOTALLY waiting on tenterhooks, hoping with every breath this is a great season. It’s possible! I dreamed it last night, dreamed there was an incredible way to tie the whole series together neatly, into an unsettling and satisfyingly frightening season, all …

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Look Out For … Electric Dreamhouse

Look Out For … Electric Dreamhouse “These books are clearly labours of love for the authors involved, personal responses to films that they’ve watched over and over.” Imagine if you will that the BFI had a disreputable cousin‎, a Northern Grindhouse with tastes a little darker and stranger. With staff who love their movies with …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 19 September 2016

5 Must Read Horror Articles 19 September 2016 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: Stephen King’s Essay On The Blair Witch Project Making The Blair Witch Project Creating Don’t Breathe Interview With Deborah Sheldon Dark …

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News Round-up Week Ending 16 September 2016

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Scare Kingdom Scream Park back for an eighth year Located near to Preston, Lancashire, the Scare Kingdom Scream Park will once again be opening its gates in time for the Halloween season. This year’s attractions include …

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Book review: The Quarantined City by James Everington

“The Quarantined City is a novel that dares to jump into the rabbit hole head first and delights in the potions it finds down there.” The Quarantined City was initially designed as a monthly serial in 2015, as a refreshing Dickensian nod in the Kindle age. Readers waited patiently for the final instalments. Unfortunately, after …

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The Cutting Room: Blair Witch

A group of college students venture into the Black Hills Forest in Maryland to uncover the mysteries surrounding the disappearance of James’ sister who many believe is connected to the legend of the Blair Witch. At first the group is hopeful, especially when pair of locals offer to act as guides through the dark and …

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TIH 110: Jessica McHugh on The Train Derails in Boston, Writing 57 Stories in One Year and Writing by Hand

In this podcast Jessica McHugh talks about her new novel The Train Derails in Boston, writing fifty-seven stories in one year, writing by hand, her love for the horror genre and much more. About Jessica McHugh Jessica McHugh is a novelist, poet, and internationally produced playwright running amok in the fields of horror, sci-fi, young adult, and …

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Tricks and Treats: A Collection of Spooky Stories by Connecticut Authors

“This collection brings with it all the trappings of the season, from pumpkins and spooky decorations, to that chill coursing over your skin in the night, and the lingering sense that death has come to claim many things, possibly the reader as well.”   The foreword by Robb Watts gives us a glimpse into Connecticut …

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American Horror Story Characters: Best of the Best

  There’s still a bit of time before the reveal of the super-mysterious, Benz-winning theme to the hopefully-not-shitty Season 6 Premiere of American Horror Story. Speculation is fine, especially when a free car is involved—but really, does it matter? If S1-5 proved anything, it’s that this franchise can flourish or fuck up based on pretty …

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Look Out For … The Travelling Bag and Other Ghostly Stories by Susan Hill and Ten Tall Tales

Look Out For … The Travelling Bag & Other Ghostly Stories “Within Hill’s characters and the spectres they face we see our modern concerns and fears, reflected back at us.” From the foggy streets of Victorian London to the eerie perfection of 1950s suburbia, the everyday is invaded by the evil otherworldly in this unforgettable …

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