TOD 108 M. Rickert: Ships and Stories Built Out of Bones and Memories

The Outer Dark podcast presents a conversation with M. Rickert, author of The Shipbuilder of Bellfaire (Undertow, 2021) and many, many stories. The main audio was recorded on January 5, 2022. Show Notes In this podcast, Anya Martin interviews M. Rickert about her second novel The Shipbuilder of Bellfaire (Undertow Publications, 2021) including its long …

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News Round-up Week Ending 14 January 2022

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Coming 1 March from Storm King Comics, Kealan Patrick Burke’s Sour Candy, the latest issue of John Carpenter’s Night Terrors series Four months to the day he first encountered the boy at Walmart, the last of Phil …

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Look Out For … Five Deaths for Seven Songbirds by John Everson

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“With his latest, Everson dives into the diabolical world of Giallo with a twisted tale of madness and murder.” Someone is killing the Songbirds. The star of the school’s piano program is found strangled with piano wire, a grainy Facebook picture of the victim’s final moments the only clue. Now Eve has to take the …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 10 January 2022

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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 speak out in defence of the traumatised women of horror cinema Author Jessie Greengrass writes for Lit Hub on why the act of writing is work Bloody …

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TIH 424: Catherine Baab-Muguira on Edgar Allan Poe, Life Lessons, and Marketing Advice

TIH 424: Catherine Baab-Muguira on Edgar Allan Poe, Life Lessons, and Marketing Advice

In this podcast Catherine Baab-Muguira talks about Edgar Allan Poe, life lessons, marketing advice, and much more. About Catherine Baab-Muguira Catherine Baab-Muguira is a writer and journalist who has contributed to, among others, Slate, Quartz, CNBC and NBC News. Her first book, Poe for Your Problems: Uncommon Advice from History’s Least Likely Self-Help Guru, just …

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News Round-up Week Ending 7 January 2022

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Coming 1 March from Tor Nightfire and writer Catriona Ward, Sundial You can’t escape what’s in your blood… All Rob wanted was a normal life. She almost got it, too: a husband, two kids, a nice house …

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Look Out For … Spontaneous Human Combustion by Richard Thomas

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“With his latest collection, Thomas pushes back the boundaries of transgressive speculative fiction with fourteen tales that will scar your soul.” After an asteroid crashes near their home, a set of twins discover they have strange new powers. In a world run by aliens, father and son slaves lead a rebellion that just may save …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 3 January 2022

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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: Dread Central explain how horror saved 2021 Bloody Disgusting select ten horror movies you might have missed in 2021 Tim Waggoner looks at reasons why you might (or might …

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News Round-up Week Ending 31 December 2021

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Generation X-Ed, the new anthology from Dark Ink Press, edited by Rebecca Rowland, coming 26 January Bestselling editor Rebecca Rowland (Unburied: A Collection of Queer Dark Fiction) and Dark Ink Books (Savini, Unmasked: The True Life …

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Look Out For … The Book of the Most Precious Substance by Sara Gran

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“With her latest, Gran returns to the occult, tapping into obsessive desire and our collective need to know if we go on.” Following an extremely painful tragedy, Lily Albrecht gives up writing books for the life of a rare book dealer. Dull, boring, and sexless, things aren’t all they’re cracked up to be until Lily …

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