Book Review: Bone Saw by Patrick Lacey

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“A fast and entertaining read that delivers 80s style pulpy action horror by the bucket-load.”   Having first viewed Nightmare on Elm Street when he was five years old, it is clear to see where the love for horror began for Patrick Lacey. It is a love that was nurtured through reading every horror book …

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Streaming Screams: Lost Soul

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H.G. Wells’ classic novel Island of Doctor Moreau is one the best examples of how horror and science-fiction can blend seamlessly together to challenge our concepts of life and death, identity, and morality. A cautionary tale about the evils of playing God with nature, the novel has been adapted to film several times, most notably …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 4 Jun 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: CNET talk to Leigh Whannell ahead of the launch of AI horror film, Upgrade VG24/7 reveal new horror driving game Beware Fandango have assembled their favourite twenty-eight horror movie posters of …

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TIH 208: Laird Barron on Crafting Sentences, Alibi Construction and Evidence Disposal, and Supernatural Short Stories

TIH 208 Laird Barron on Crafting Sentences, Alibi Construction and Evidence Disposal, and Supernatural Short Stories

In this podcast Laird Barron talks about Crafting Sentences, Alibi Construction and Evidence Disposal, Supernatural Short Stories, and much more. About Laird Barron Laird Barron, an ex-pat Alaskan, is the author of several books, including The Imago Sequence and Other Stories; Swift to Chase; and Blood Standard. Currently, Barron lives in the Rondout Valley of New York State and …

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News Round-up Week Ending 1 June 2018

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … New release from Unnerving, Calvin Demmer’s The Sea Was a Fair Master, out next Tuesday Featuring twenty-three flash fiction stories, Calvin Demmer’s first collection, released under Unnerving’s imprint, covers genres including fantasy and science-fiction as well as …

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TOD 036 The Outer Dark Symposium 2018, Part 2:  A Dark Matter Panel & Readings by John C. Foster and Philip Fracassi

In this podcast The Outer Dark presents the second installment of The Outer Dark Symposium on the Greater Weird 2018 including  ‘A Dark Matter’ panel, moderated by Sumiko Saulson and featuring Mark Bode, Cody Goodfellow, John C. Foster, Anya Martin, and Paul Mavrides, plus Readings by John C. Foster and Philip Fracassi. These segments were recorded live on Saturday …

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Look Out For … Manifest Recall by Alan Baxter

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“With Alan Baxter’s patented adrenaline-fueled style intact, we witness Eli Carver’s descent into madness first hand, powering through guilt and memory in his near overwhelming journey to redemption.”   Eli Carver is a hitman on the run. Still reeling from a psychotic break with reality, he finds himself behind the wheel of a car that’s …

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Searchlight: On Writing

On Writing by Stephen King

He is considered one of the bestselling writers in the world, with over fifty novels, hundreds of short-stories, several movie adaptations and television series, as well as comic book adaptations, so it’s probably safe to say that Stephen King knows a thing or two about writing. His nonfiction tome, Danse Macabre, is considered one of …

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TIH 207: Laird Barron on Blood Standard, Crime Fiction, and Toning Down The Weird

TIH 207 Laird Barron on Blood Standard, Crime Fiction, and Toning Down The Weird

In this podcast Laird Barron talks about Blood Standard, Crime Fiction, Toning Down The Weird, and much more. About Laird Barron Laird Barron, an ex-pat Alaskan, is the author of several books, including The Imago Sequence and Other Stories; Swift to Chase; and Blood Standard. Currently, Barron lives in the Rondout Valley of New York State and is at work …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 28 May 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: Bloody Disgusting pick out the top ten Stephen King film adaptations to date Rely on Horror present news on the Resident Evil 2 remake and it looks beautiful Mental …

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Book Review: The Three Books by Paul StJohn Mackintosh

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“The first in Black Shuck’s Signature Novella series, it’s a fine start to the run. And as an introduction to Mackintosh’s work, it’s an excellent showcase for his obvious talents.”   Paul StJohn Mackintosh is one of those writers who just seems to quietly get on with the business of producing great fiction. Though he …

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News Round-up Week Ending 25 May 2018

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … New novel by Bram Stoker Award winner Alessandro Manzetti, Naraka, out now Translated by Daniele Bonfanti, the new novel by Bram Stoker Award winning author Alessandro Manzetti, Naraka, is available now from Independent Legions Publishing. A work of …

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TOD 035 The Outer Dark Symposium 2018, Part 1: The House on the Borderlands/La Frontera Panel + Readings by David Bowles and John Claude Smith

In this podcast The Outer Dark presents the first installment of The Outer Dark Symposium on the Greater Weird 2018 including  “The House on the Borderlands/La Frontera” Panel, moderated by David Bowles and featuring Rios de la Luz, Craig Laurance Gidney, Silvia Moreno-Garcia, Scott Nicolay, and Tiffany Scandal, plus Readings by David Bowles and John Claude Smith. These segments were recorded live on Saturday …

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Look Out For … The Cabin at the End of the World by Paul Tremblay

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“With a home invasion story pulled right out of the headlines, at once personal and emotional with tension on every page, Tremblay’s latest is poised to be one of 2018’s biggest book releases. “   It was supposed to be a nice, peaceful vacation for Eric, Andrew, and their seven-year-old daughter Wen: a remote cabin on …

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Book Review: Dark Moon Digest, Issue 31

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“Issue 31 proves that Dark Moon Digest continues to go from strength to strength and must surely be considered one of the leading horror fiction magazines available today.” In the opening story, Joshua Chaplinsky’s ‘Nobody Rides For Free’, we are introduced to Trisha and Rake, stranded on the side of a highway and trying to …

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