News Round-up Week Ending 7 August 2020

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Limited hardcover edition of K. P. Kulski’s new novel Fairest Flesh, available now from Rooster Republic Press Rooster Republic Press have announced this special dust-jacketed hardcover edition of K. P. Kulski’s new novel, Fairest Flesh, to be available …

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TOD 079 Lesley Wheeler: All the Smart Women Are Practicing Magic

In this podcast Anya Martin interviews Lesley Wheeler about her debut Weird novel Unbecoming (Aqueduct Press), and Edward Austin Hall interviews her about her new poetry collection. The State She’s In (Tinderbox Editions). Plus Gordon B. White reviews Unbecoming. The interview segments were recorded on Sat. July 25 and Tues. July 28, and Reviews from the …

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Look Out For … The Ghost Tree by Christina Henry

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“With her latest novel, Henry revisits the 1980’s with a supernatural tale of small town horror that’s timely and relevant to our world now.” Two girls, torn apart in a terrible murder. In Smiths Hollow, this is starting to become a normal occurrence. Lauren is surprised, but based on when her father’s body was found …

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Book Review: Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

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“A masterpiece of modern gothic storytelling, complete with a captivating storyline driven by a strong cast and brooding atmosphere, Mexican Gothic deserves all the plaudits it has received, and then some.”   Her name certainly won’t be new to horror fans. But Silvia Moreno-Garcia’s star has been on the rise over the past couple of …

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TIH 359: Josh Malerman on Spin A Black Yarn, Making It, and Film and TV Adaptations

TIH 359 Josh Malerman on Spin A Black Yarn, Making It, and Film and TV Adaptations

In this podcast Josh Malerman talks about Spin A Black Yarn, making it, film and TV adaptations, and much more. About Josh Malerman Josh Malerman is the author of many books including Bird Box, Malorie, and A House at the Bottom of a Lake and the singer/songwriter for the band The High Strung. Show notes Click …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 3 August 2020

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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: Tor Nightfire introduce us to six horror short stories that still haunt them to this day British horror writer Phil Sloman offers some tips on writing character SPOILERS: Dread …

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TIH 358: Paul Tremblay on Writing Tips for Teachers, Great Editors, and Release Time Excitement

TIH 358 Paul Tremblay on Writing Tips for Teachers, Great Editors, and Release Time Excitement

In this podcast Paul Tremblay talks about writing tips for teachers, great editors, release time excitement, and much more. About Paul Tremblay Paul Tremblay has won the Bram Stoker, British Fantasy, and This Is Horror awards and is the author of Survivor Song, Growing Things, The Cabin at the End of the World, Disappearance at …

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News Round-up Week Ending 31 July 2020

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Recall Night, the thrilling sequel to Manifest Recall, available for pre-order now from writer Alan Baxter and Grey Matter Press Back from self-imposed exile in Canada where he fled to avoid the law following the blood-stained events …

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TOD 078 Quarantine Readings: Inna Effress, Matthew M. Bartlett, Jon Padgett

In this podcast The Outer Dark presents Quarantine Readings by Inna Effress, Matthew M. Bartlett, and Jon Padgett. The interviews were recorded on Sunday July 19 and Monday July 20, 2020.  Show Notes The eighth installment of The Outer Dark Quarantine Reading series features Inna Effress, a Weird fiction rising star, and some Weird double …

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Look Out For … You Will Love What You Have Killed by Kevin Lambert

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“Early buzz says this dark, comedic novel about supernatural revenge and retribution is one you don’t want to miss.”  Chicoutimi, Quebec can be a dangerous place, especially for children. Faldistoire knows this. His grandfather thinks he’s a ghost. His mother reads tarot, and uses the occult to conjure storm clouds to dispense her particular kind …

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Book Review: Murmur by Patrick Freivald

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“Maintaining a dark and gritty atmosphere for a whole book while managing to develop a romance between two strong characters and allowing it to flourish is no mean feat … it makes for one sexy, intriguing, and bloody tale.” Patrick Freivald is the four-time Bram Stoker Award nominated author of books such as Blood List …

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TIH 357: Paul Tremblay on Survivor Song, Pandemics, and Film Adaptations

TIH 357 Paul Tremblay on Survivor Song, Pandemics, and Film Adaptations

In this podcast Paul Tremblay talks about Survivor Song, pandemics, film adaptations, and much more. About Paul Tremblay Paul Tremblay has won the Bram Stoker, British Fantasy, and This Is Horror awards and is the author of Survivor Song, Growing Things, The Cabin at the End of the World, Disappearance at Devil’s Rock, A Head …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 27 July 2020

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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 put R. L. Stine’s early YA Babysitter novel series under the microscope LitReactor evaluates fifteen popular myths about trad and self publishing The Horror Tree feature a …

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Book Review: Stations of Shadow by J. Daniel Stone

Stations of Shadow by J. Daniel Stone

“Based on the experience of reading his latest art, there are surely few people more qualified to deliver jet black poetic tales from the shadowy streets of the Big Apple than J. Daniel Stone.”   Born and raised in New York City, it stands to reason that author J. Daniel Stone would choose to set …

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News Round-up Week Ending 24 July 2020

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Graveyard Smash, the second volume in Kandisha Press’ Women of Horror anthology series available now Step through the prettiest cemetery gates you’ve ever seen and experience tombstone raves and widow’s dances, Japanese snow-spirits, Aztec bruja and …

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