Every Day is Halloween

“Well I live with snakes and lizards And other things that go bump in the night Cos to me everyday is Halloween I have given up hiding and started to fight I have started to fight” —Ministry Halloween, 2016 edition. In the Year of the Reaper, Halloween is a welcome diversion as we gear up …

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Book Review: Blood Crime by Sebastia Alzamora

“The author doesn’t sugarcoat anything and the story is made that much more horrific by the brutal atrocities committed by the worst monsters of all: the human ones.” Soho Crime is an imprint that’s been doing some pretty impressive work for a while now. They publish a lot of international authors, some of them to …

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TOD A17 CM Muller: A Lineage of Shadows in the Nightscript

In this archival podcast Scott Nicolay interviews CM Muller, editor & publisher of the acclaimed new annual horror fiction journal Nightscript: An Anthology of Strange and Darksome Tales. It was recorded on October 27, 2015 and originally aired on October 28, 2015. This broadcast also includes bonus new content featuring a follow-up interview with CM Muller about …

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The Cutting Room: Tax Shelter Terrors

Tax Shelter Terrors is a documentary about how the Canadian Government tax incentives helped develop Canada’s horror and exploitation film industry, creating some of that country’s genre films. Why we’re looking forward to this: Wait, come back. While not a horror film per se, this documentary explores the background to how some of the genre’s …

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Interview: Ramsey Campbell

Simon Bestwick recently chatted with the legendary British horror writer, Ramsey Campbell. Author of such classics as The Parasite, The Influence, The Face That Must Die, Ancient Images, and more recently, Ghosts Know, Holes for Faces, The Booking, and the forthcoming The Searching Dead, Campbell has won more awards for his writing than any other …

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Book Review: Some Will Not Sleep by Adam Nevill

“There is not one single tale which feels less than the others, none which seem to be mere ‘filler’. They are beautifully crafted, original and complete works which nevertheless fit well together as arranged by the author.” Anyone who considers themselves a serious reader of horror fiction cannot fail to have heard the name of …

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AHS: Roanoke Chapter 5: Is That All There Is?

Here we go. It is mere moments before the new episode, and I’ve heard a rumor so wonderful that I refuse to google it, because I WANT IT TO BE TRUE. I like being this excited for the new episode of AHS. Tonight, there will be Evan Peters. Considering we’ve had to wait so long, …

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Look Out For … Certain Dark Things by Silvia Moreno-Garcia and Faust by George W.M. Reynolds

Look Out For … Certain Dark Things by Silvia Moreno-Garcia “Certain Dark Things is an original, innovative reinvention of the staid vampire novel.” Welcome to Mexico City: an oasis in a sea of vampires. Domingo, a lonely garbage-collecting street kid, is busy eking out a living when a jaded vampire on the run swoops into …

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TIH 115: John F.D. Taff on Dialogue, Full-time Writing and Emotional Horror

In this podcast John F.D. Taff talks about dialogue, writing full-time, emotional horror and much more. About John F.D. Taff John F.D. Taff is a Bram Stoker Award-Nominated author with nearly 30 years experience in all sorts of writing…public relations, marketing, sales, journalism and creative.  He’s a published author with more than 80 short stories and seven novels in print. …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 17 October 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:   10 Questions With Bruce Campbell 17 Ways To Write A Terrifyingly Good Horror Story An Appreciation Of The Curse Of The Crimson Altar Five Minutes With Joseph Schwartz …

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Book Review: Scratch by Steve Himmer

“Steve Himmer has crafted a little book with a great big wallop of a gut-punch that will leave you breathless and longing for more, much, much more.” Neo-noir is a subgenre that’s been growing in both production and popularity in recent years, but it’s really still in its fledgling state and if you ask seven …

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News Round-up Week Ending 14 October 2016

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Punk Legends The Misfits’ songs immortalised in new story compilation Minneapolis’ Wierdpunk Books has announced the release of a short story collection based on the lyrics of the Danzig-era songs of punk legends, The Misfits. Featuring …

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