TIH 247: Alan Baxter on Horror as a Dirty Word, The Master of Dark Fantasy, and the Supernatural

TIH 247 Alan Baxter on Horror as a Dirty Word, The Master of Dark Fantasy, and the Supernatural

In this podcast Alan Baxter talks about horror as a dirty word, being the master of dark fantasy, the supernatural, and much more. About Alan Baxter Alan Baxter is an author of supernatural thrillers and urban horror. Known worldwide as The Master of Dark Fantasy. Kung Fu instructor. Personal Trainer. Motorcyclist. Dog lover. Gamer. Heavy metal …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 10 Dec 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: Vulture features an excellent article explaining why horror doesn’t necessarily have to scare you Gizmodo highlight ten new short films which wonderfully showcase the horror and sci-fi genres Rotten …

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TIH 246: Alan Baxter on Devouring Dark, the Worst Flight Ever, and Releasing Four Books in One Year

TIH 246: Alan Baxter on Devouring Dark, the Worst Flight Ever, and Releasing Four Books in One Year

In this podcast Alan Baxter talks about Devouring Dark, the worst flight ever, releasing books four in one year, and much more. About Alan Baxter Alan Baxter is an author of supernatural thrillers and urban horror. Known worldwide as The Master of Dark Fantasy. Kung Fu instructor. Personal Trainer. Motorcyclist. Dog lover. Gamer. Heavy metal fan. …

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News Round-up Week Ending 7 December 2018

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Available now from Grey Matter Press, The Isle, by John C. Foster Part New England gothic, part supernatural thriller and part hard boiled crime story, The Isle is the latest novel by John C. Foster (Night Roads). When US …

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Look Out For … Skidding Into Oblivion by Brian Hodge

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  “With his fifth collection, award-winning author Brian Hodge cultivates an assortment of his best stories, all with one thing in common: It’s the end of the world.”   Two cousins returning to the family home after the death of their grandmother find their old community rotting from the inside and expose a secret their grandmother …

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Book Review: Sleeping with the Lights On by Darryl Jones

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“For the fan of horror, Sleeping with the Lights On is a great companion to discover aspects of the history of horror, to dig deeper into films and books you may not be aware of.”   It has been mentioned numerous times, not least on this site, that horror seems to be in something of …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 3 Dec 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: Vulture choose one hundred individual scenes from horror movies that shaped the genre Digital Spy list eight horror movies that were in the works but ultimately got canned before …

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TIH 245: Ramsey Campbell on Life Lessons Growing Up, August Derleth, and Liverpool

TIH 245 Ramsey Campbell on Life Lessons Growing Up, August Derleth, and Liverpool

In this podcast Ramsey Campbell talks about life lessons growing up, August Derleth, Liverpool, and much more. About Ramsey Campbell The Oxford Companion to English Literature describes Ramsey Campbell as Britain’s most respected living horrorwriter.. He has been given more awards than any other writer in the field, including the Grand Master Award of the World Horror …

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News Round-up Week Ending 30 November 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 short story collection, Darker Days, by Kenneth W. Cain coming 7 December from Crystal Lake Publishing Featuring twenty-six tales of dark fiction, comes the new collection, Darker Days, by Kenneth W. Cain. Featuring dark themes first inspired …

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Look Out For … Ashes and Entropy, edited by Robert S. Wilson

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“Featuring a who’s who of the best in horror and weird fiction, Ashes and Entropy looks to be an anthology you won’t want to miss.” Blending cosmic horror with neo-noir, a new highly-anticipated anthology featuring the some of the most vibrant voices in the business takes the deep dive to where horror and humanity come …

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Book Review: Elevation by Stephen King

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” … shows flashes of what King is great at; giving the strangest of ideas plausibility, digging into the tics and quirks of what makes us individual and all too human, putting his finger on the pulse of small-town life.”   A new release from Stephen King is always an interesting prospect. First, it tends …

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TIH 244: John F.D. Taff on Little Black Spots, Supernatural Fiction, and Personal Philosophies

TIH 244 John F.D. Taff on Little Black Spots, Supernatural Fiction, and Personal Philosophies

In this podcast John F.D. Taff talks about Little Black Spots, supernatural fiction, personal philosophies, and much more. About John F.D. Taff John F.D. Taff is a Bram Stoker Award-Nominated author with more than 30 years experience, 90+ short stories and five novels in print.  His first fiction collection, Little Deaths, was named the best horror collection …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 26 Nov 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: Marie Claire run a feature article on why horror might well be the most comforting thing to watch in today’s world Film School Rejects explore body horror Forget the …

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News Round-up Week Ending 23 November 2018

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … From author John Houlihan come two novelisations of the Mophidius Entertainment’s Mon Dieu Cthulu game From author John Houlihan (The Trellborg Monstrosities) come two new novelisations of the Mophidius entertainment game, Mon Dieu Cthulu, set in a Lovecraftian universe. …

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Look Out For … The Sorrows by Jonathan Janz

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“A couple of horror filmmakers, a creepy castle on an isolated island, an evil entity that’s hungry for flesh … The Sorrows is a recipe for horror that only Jonathan Janz can serve.”   Filmmakers Ben and Eddie figure the creepy Castle Blackwood is the perfect setting for a horror film. Located at The Sorrows, …

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