News Round-up Week Ending 4 December 2020

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … New novella, the Cockroach King, out now from writer Andrew Cull and Beneath Hell Publishing When Cassie Baker buys the house on Cedar Street, it’s partly because it reminds her of the house she grew up in …

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TOD 087 The Outer Dark Virtual Symposium 2020: Holiday Readings Special

In this podcast, The Outer Dark Virtual Symposium 2020 presents a Holiday Readings Special featuring authors Natania Barron, Eric Schaller, Julie C. Day, Milton J. Davis, Jess Lewis, and Michael David Wilson. This programming was recorded on Saturday August 15 and Sunday August 16, 2020. Show Notes In this podcast, experience more of the second …

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TIH 377: Sarah Read on Out of Water, Editing, and the One Story Per Week Challenge

TIH 377 Sarah Read on Out of Water, Editing, and the One Story Per Week Challenge

In this podcast Sarah Read talks about Out of Water, editing, the one story per week challenge, and much more. About Sarah Read Sarah Read is a dark fiction writer in the frozen north of Wisconsin. Her short stories can be found in Gamut, Black Static, and other places, and in various anthologies including Exigencies, Suspended in Dusk, BEHOLD! Oddities …

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Look Out For … Red Hands by Christopher Golden

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“With his latest Ben Walker novel, Golden hits the ground running with a strange bio-weapon and the perfect standalone entry into the world of this globe-trotting weird detective.” It begins on July 4th. A car plows through a parade, and the driver stumbles out into the crowd. Sick, possibly dying, the man’s hands kill anyone …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 30 November 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 feature seven family gathering movies to ease you into the holiday season Bloody Disgusting look back at the 2010 ski lift focussed movie, Frozen Alan Baxter welcomes …

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TIH 376: Sarah Read on Supernatural Experiences, The Bone Weaver’s Orchard, and Zero Drafting

TIH 376 Sarah Read on Supernatural Experiences, The Bone Weaver’s Orchard, and Zero Drafting

In this podcast Sarah Read talks about supernatural experiences, The Bone Weaver’s Orchard, zero drafting, and much more. About Sarah Read Sarah Read is a dark fiction writer in the frozen north of Wisconsin. Her short stories can be found in Gamut, Black Static, and other places, and in various anthologies including Exigencies, Suspended in Dusk, BEHOLD! Oddities Curiosities and …

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News Round-up Week Ending 27 November 2020

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … The Wingspan of Severed Hands, the new novel from Joanna Koch and Weirdpunk Books, coming December A world gone mad. Cities abandoned. Dreams invade waking minds. An invisible threat lures those who oppose its otherworldly violence …

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Look Out For … The Taxidermist’s Lover by Polly Hall

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“With its gothic setting and lurid subject matter, Hall’s eerie prose is just right for those cold winter nights.” Soon after Scarlett meets Henry, they fall into a passionate love affair. Henry is a taxidermist, and Scarlett becomes obsessed with his creations as Henry becomes influenced by Felix, his rival. A year later, Scarlett looks …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 23 November 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: Writer and editor Mark Matthews writes on the topic of bipolar disorder in relation to his new novel Bloody Disgusting select five of Clive Barker’s Books of Blood stories …

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News Round-up Week Ending 20 November 2020

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Apex Magazine returns with a free mini-issue ahead of issue 121 in early 2021 After a hiatus, Apex Magazine returns in early 2021, with issue number 121, thanks to a hugely successful Kickstarter campaign. One of …

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TIH 375: Sarah Read on Living in a Haunted House, Working in a Library, and Getting into Horror

TIH 375 Sarah Read on Living in a Haunted House, Working in a Library, and Getting into Horror

In this podcast Sarah Read talks about living in a haunted house, working in a library, getting into horror, and much more. About Sarah Read Sarah Read is a dark fiction writer in the frozen north of Wisconsin. Her short stories can be found in Gamut, Black Static, and other places, and in various anthologies including Exigencies, Suspended in …

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Look Out For … We Hear Voices by Evie Green

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“With this new novel writing as Evie Green, the imaginary friend trope gets new life against the backdrop of a terrible flu, eerily mirroring and channelling our current fears and obsessions.” Most kids have imaginary friends. So when Rachel’s son Billy suddenly recovers from a terrible flu that’s killed many, she doesn’t even think of …

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Book Review: It Will Just be Us by Jo Kaplan

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“It’s a book that demands careful attentive reading but also impels the reader forward to each new revelation. The very definition of an unputdownable read.” In recent years, there seems to have grown a division between what some see as old school, classic horror, and a more subtle, arthouse take on the genre. Though these …

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TIH 374: Adam Cesare on Clown in A Cornfield, YA fiction, and YouTube

TIH 374 Adam Cesare on Clown in A Cornfield, YA fiction, and YouTube

In this podcast Adam Cesare talks about his latest novel Clown in A Cornfield, YA fiction, running a successful YouTube, and much more. About Adam Cesare Adam Cesare is a New Yorker who lives in Philadelphia. He studied English and film at Boston University. His books include Mercy House, Video Night, The Summer Job, Tribesmen, …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 16 November 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 pick out five latinx horror authors you need to know LitReactor provide the keys to successful collaborative writing Book Riot suggest six horror books in translation to …

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