Look Out For … The Sleep Room by F R Tallis

Look Out For … The Sleep Room by F R Tallis “Familiar yet very welcome tropes that tick all the right boxes for a slice of gothic medical horror.” When promising young psychiatrist James Richardson is offered the job opportunity of a lifetime by the charismatic Dr. Hugh Maitland, he is thrilled. Setting off to …

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TIH 147: Bracken MacLeod on Creating Characters, Toxic Masculinity, and Albert Camus

In this podcast Bracken MacLeod talks about creating characters, masculinity, Albert Camus, and much more. About Bracken MacLeod Bracken MacLeod is the author of the novels Stranded and Mountain Home, a short story collection from ChiZine Publications titled 13 Views of the Suicide Woods, and a novella titled White Night. His new novel, Come To Dust, is coming in …

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Book Review: Cut Corners Volume 3 by Ray Garton, Kealan Patrick Burke, and Bryan Smith

“If there is something that connects the three stories, however, it is the distinctly bleak disposition and the overwhelming sense of dread that each one bestows upon the reader.”   Cut Corners Volume 3 is a collection of three short stories: ‘Andromeda’ by Kealan Patrick Burke, ‘Barrel’ by Bryan Smith and ‘Afterparty’ by Ray Garton. …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 15 May 2017

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 Best Alien Spin Off Stories Featuring Ripley 12 Horror Themed Restaurants Proof That Resident Evil Is Basically Aliens Typing Of The Dead The Stephen King Theme Park Ride …

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News Round-up Week Ending 12 May 2017

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Independent film Bella in the Wych Elm explores true folk horror tale From director Thomas Lee Rutter and Carnie Films, comes Bella in the Wych Elm, a folk horror film focussing on an unsolved murder case from the …

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TIH 146: Bracken MacLeod on Stranded, Horror Movies, and Writing Influences

In this podcast Bracken MacLeod talks about his first experiences with horror, his novel Stranded, and much more. About Bracken MacLeod Bracken MacLeod is the author of the novels Stranded and Mountain Home, a short story collection from ChiZine Publications titled 13 Views of the Suicide Woods, and a novella titled White Night. His new novel, Come To Dust, …

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Look Out For … Dark Cities edited by Christopher Golden

Look Out For … Dark Cities edited by Christopher Golden “Stories that are short, sharp shocks designed to unsettle you.” In shadowy back alleys, crumbling brownstones, and gleaming skyscrapers, cities harbor unique forms of terror. Here lie malicious ghosts, cursed buildings, malignant deities, and personal demons of every kind. Twenty of today’s most talented writers …

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Stoking the Fires of Inspiration: My First StokerCon

When I signed up for StokerCon 2017 it was more out of curiosity than actually practicality. I’d never been to an HWA (Horror Writers Association) event before, and I knew that several of the writers I’m friends with on social media would be there.  That was enough to assure me that I wouldn’t spend all …

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Midnight Mix-Tape: May 2017 – For the Sake of Tradition

Uncle Jake’s here to hook you up with some of the latest and greatest horror short stories available online right now. Stories that will challenge, evolve, and redefine what horror is, and what it will become. These are themed mix-tapes of fear, dread, danger, and gore, lovingly curated just for your reading pleasure. If there’s …

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Book Review: Sacculina by Philip Fracassi

“Fracassi sets the hook into a reader’s imagination, and as he reels the reader in through creeping dread and all-too possible darkness, you’ll soon understand that there is no escape.” In his latest novella, Sacculina, rising author Philip Fracassi lures readers out into the middle of the ocean and does what he does best–scares the …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 8 May 2017

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: Infection At Outpost 31 Creepshow 2 : A Look Back Seven Unanswered Questions In Horror Films Five Made For TV Stephen King Films That Deserve A Big Screen Reboot …

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News Round-up Week Ending 5 May 2017

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Debut novel by Michael McGovern Morbid Thoughts out now Fans of the seminal American Psycho could do well to take a look at the debut thriller from upcoming author Michael McGovern. The book tells the story of Aaron …

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