5 Years, 200 Episodes, Celebrate the This Is Horror Podcast and Leave Us An Audio Message

5 Years 200 Episodes This Is Horror Podcast Celebration

It’s been five years and almost two-hundred episodes since we put out the first episode of the This Is Horror Podcast, in which Dan Howarth, John Costello, and I reviewed Chained and I interviewed Jennifer Lynch. We’ve interviewed some of our favourite authors, creatives, and publishing professionals including Joe Hill, Joe R. Lansdale, Gemma Files, Adam Nevill, …

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TIH 197: Chris Kelso on Writing From The Wound, Turning 30, and Confusing The Art with the Artist

TIH 197 Chris Kelso on Writing From The Wound, Turning 30, and Confusing The Art with the Artist

In this podcast Chris Kelso talks about writing from the wound, turning thirty, confusing the art with the artist, and much more. About Chris Kelso Chris Kelso is an award-winning genre writer, editor, and illustrator from Scotland. His short stories and articles have appeared in magazines and journals across the UK, US, and Canada, including SF Signal, …

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Searchlight: It’s Alive!

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Long before he was melting faces with his blistering guitar solos for Metallica, Kirk Hammett was a lifelong horror geek. Through the decades, Hammett has amassed an impressive collection of horror memorabilia, including rare horror and science fiction movie posters. It’s Alive!: Classic Horror and Sci-Fi Movie Posters from the Kirk Hammett Collection boasts a …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 19 Mar 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: Collider pick out ten psychological thriller movies guaranteed to mess with your head Cinema Blend sidestep the hits and pick out the misses in horror cinema Barnes and Noble …

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News Round-up Week Ending 23 March 2018

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … PS Publishing announce new Robert McCammon novel The Listener, published by Cemetery Dance Set in the period of the great depression in the context of the many hundreds of young people kidnapped at the time, The Listener, …

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Look Out For … Figures Unseen by Steve Rasnic Tem

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“Tem has this powerful ability to blend genres seamlessly while engaging the reader at a personal level with stories unlike anything you’ve ever read.”   A father and son go on a strange downtown “fishing” trip, suburban backyard nightmare fuel with skinned rabbits, a young boy cannot escape his bad dreams of trees and his …

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Searchlight: The Werewolf

The Werewolf by Montague Summers

When you run out of stories to read about a monstrous subject, sometimes it’s best to visit the folklore that fuels those tales. When it comes to the werewolf, there’s a ton of fiction out there, but not much of it is very good. Fortunately for us, the best werewolf fiction out there delivers the …

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Book Review: Life Is What Happens Between Advertisements by Brian Auspice

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“If you like your novellas to lead you off the beaten track into an adventure in narrative style, while still delivering an entertaining and thought-provoking story, you can’t go wrong with this book.”   Brian Auspice’s first book, Deep Blue (Eraserhead Press, 2014), was released as part of the New Bizarro Author Series and, given …

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TIH 196: Michael David Wilson and Dan Howarth on How To Start Podcasting, Growing Up, and Parenthood

TIH 196 Michael David Wilson and Dan Howarth on How To Start Podcasting, Growing Up, and Parenthood

In this podcast Michael David Wilson and Dan Howarth talk about How To Start Podcasting, Growing Up, Parenthood, and much more. About Michael David Wilson and Dan Howarth Michael David Wilson is the founder of This Is Horror. A professional writer, editor, and podcaster, his work has appeared in various publications including Dark Moon Digest, LitReactor, and Scream. …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 19 Mar 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: Thrill list feature eighteen must see 80s horrors  The Verge preview forthcoming horror movie What Keeps You Alive  and focus on the art that makes the film Nightmare Magazine has …

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News Round-up Week Ending 16 March 2018

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week …  Mark Lumby’s charity horror anthology, Dark Places Evil Faces confirmed to have raised more than £700 for Macmillan Cancer Care A bit of good news this week from PS Publishing, advising us that, after production costs, the …

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TOD 033 Josh Malerman: With an Invisible Drummer by His Side

In this podcast Scott Nicolay interviews Josh Malerman, author of Goblin and Unbury Carol (coming April 10, 2018). Plus Simon Berman of Strix Publishing and an update on The Outer Dark Symposium on the Greater Weird 2018 with Anya Marin. The Outer Dark Symposium on the Greater Weird is a unique immersive one-day event featuring 26 authors/artists/filmmakers editors and approximately 12 …

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Look Out For … The Spirit Photographer by Jon Michael Varese

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“The Spirit Photographer explores a con-artist facing the supernatural, which opens the door for dark character development against the backdrop of the emotional lure of the chance for others to see their lost loved ones again.”    Edward Moody is a con-man. Setting up shop in 1870’s Boston, he uses the new technology of photography to …

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Searchlight: Self-Editing for Fiction Writers

Self-Editing for Fiction Writers by Renni Browne and Dave King

Some writers thoroughly enjoy the editing process. They love going through their rough drafts and picking them apart line by line, word by word, polishing the draft to prepare it for submission. Other writers loath the necessary evils of editing. The creative process is their true joy in writing, and all that editing just feels …

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TIH 195: Nick Mamatas on Japanese Fiction, Self-Defining Politics, and Creative Writing MFAs

TIH 195 Nick Mamatas on Japanese Fiction, Self-Defining Politics, and Creative Writing MFAs

In this podcast Nick Mamatas talks about Japanese Fiction, Self-Defining Politics, Creative Writing MFAs, and much more. About Nick Mamatas Nick Mamatas is the author of a number of novels: Move Under Ground, Under My Roof, Sensation, The Damned Highway (with Brian Keene), Bullettime, Love Is the Law, The Last Weekend, and I Am Providence, …

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