News Round-up Week Ending 7 May 2021

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Queen of the Cicadas, coming 22 June from writer V. Castro and Flame Tree Press 2018 – Belinda Alvarez has returned to Texas for the wedding of her best friend Veronica. The farm is the site …

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Look Out For … Howls From Hell

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“Featuring the freshest voices in horror fiction, spinning nightmares for a new generation, this is one anthology you really don’t want to miss.” Researchers in space awaken an ancient horror. A murder trial comes to the wire with a horrifying testimony. A film student is haunted by a strange film reel. A grieving widow faces …

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TIH 396: Eden Royce on Spooklights, Young Adult vs. Middle-Grade Fiction, and Writing Two Novels at Once

TIH 396 Eden Royce on Spooklights, Young Adult vs. Middle-Grade Fiction, and Writing Two Novels at Once

In this podcast Eden Royce talks about Spooklights, young adult vs. middle-grade fiction, writing two novels at once, and much more. About Eden Royce Eden Royce is from Charleston, South Carolina and is a member of the Gullah-Geechee nation. Her work has appeared in various print and online publications and she is the recipient of …

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Book Review: A Life Transparent by Todd Keisling

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“With a rich mythology hinted at throughout book one, and with a credible protagonist in whom we can all believe and root for, as well as a delightfully sinister antagonist, old and new Monochrome fans alike will be eagerly anticipating the completion of the trilogy.”   After the success of Devil’s Creek (Silver Shamrock Publishing) …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 3 May 2021

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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 look at terrifying examples of mermaids in horror LitReactor feature a round table with LatinX authors of horror and dark fiction Horror Oasis feature an homage to …

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News Round-up Week Ending 30 April 2021

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Coming May 3, Spawn: Weird Horror Tales About Pregnancy, Birth and Babies, edited by Deborah Sheldon Released May 3 through IFWG Publishing, comes Spawn: Weird Horror Tales About Pregnancy, Birth and Babies, edited by Deborah Sheldon. This is …

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Look Out For … The Blacktongue Thief by Christopher Buehlman

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“With his sharp wit and eye for distinctive setting and dialogue, Buehlman unleashes his own brand of horror and adventure in a fully realized fantasy world.” Kinch Na Shannack is deep in debt. He owes the Takers’ Guild a small fortune for his education into thievery. His skills in knife-fighting, wall-scaling, lock-picking, lie-weaving, trap-making, as …

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TIH 395: Eden Royce on Root Magic, Southern Gothic Horror, and the Gullah-Geechee Nation

TIH 395 Eden Royce on Root Magic, Southern Gothic Horror, and the Gullah-Geechee Nation

In this podcast Eden Royce talks about Root Magic, southern gothic horror, the Gullah-Geechee nation, and much more. About Eden Royce Eden Royce is from Charleston, South Carolina and is a member of the Gullah-Geechee nation. Her work has appeared in various print and online publications and she is the recipient of the Speculative Literature …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 26 April 2021

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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: LitReactor explains why writers should not fear the short story Kendall Reviews feature an insightful essay on Barker’s ‘New Murders in the Rue Morgue’ Horrified Magazine pick out ten …

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This Is Horror Awards 2020: Vote Now!

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Hello, wonderful horror readers! The This Is Horror Awards 2020 are now open. Please send your votes to [email protected] with the subject line ‘Awards 2020’. To cast a vote simply write the category and your vote for each award. You may vote for your top two in each category. For example: Award 1. First choice …

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News Round-up Week Ending 23 April 2021

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … R. B. Wood’s Bayou Whispers, coming 29 April from Crystal Lake Publishing Bayou Whispers, the latest thriller from horror writer R.B. Wood, is the story of no-nonsense New Orleans native, Jeannine LaRue, the sole survivor of her family after the …

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TOD 098 Quarantine Readings: J.S. Breukelaar and Nathan Carson

The Outer Dark presents Quarantine Readings by J.S. Breukelaar and Nathan Carson. This episode’s content was recorded on Sat. April  10 and Sun. April 11, 2021.  Show Notes The Outer Dark Quarantine Reading series continues with  J.S. Breukelaar and Nathan Carson (0:45:15). J.S. Breukelaar reads an excerpt from her upcoming novel The Bridge coming in …

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Look Out For … Scanlines by Todd Keisling

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“Covering a controversial subject isn’t easy, but Keisling’s deft hand presents readers with a raw and emotional experience with the disturbing and visceral horror his readers have come to expect.” For years, there’s been rumors of a recording of the televised suicide of Congressman Benjamin Hardy III in 1987. Word of the “Duncan Tape”, named …

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TIH 394: Sarah Pinborough on Behind Her Eyes, Dead to Her, and Selling Books for TV Adaptations

TIH 394 Sarah Pinborough on Behind Her Eyes, Dead to Her, and Selling Books for TV Adaptations

In this podcast Sarah Pinborough talks about Behind Her Eyes, Dead to Her, selling books for TV adaptations, and much more. About Sarah Pinborough Sarah Pinborough is an English author who has written YA and adult thriller, fantasy and cross-genre novels. She has also been a screenwriter in adaptations of her novels for TV as …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 19 April 2021

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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: Glenn Rolfe writes for Horror Oasis on writing and small press publishing Richard Thomas’ latest Storyville article for LitReactor looks at why writers don’t submit work and why they …

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