TOD 102 Charting New Maps of Dream

This podcast features an interview with editor Cody Goodfellow, and Readings by Kaaron Warren, Mehitobel Wilson, Jayaprakash Satyamurthy, and Rios de la Luz from New Maps of Dream (PS Publishing, Fall 2021) . This episode was recorded between September 14-22, 2021. Show Notes Anya Martin interviews editor Cody Goodfellow, about New Maps of Dream (PS …

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News Round-up Week Ending 15 October 2021

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … October Nights, featuring four interconnected Halloween-themed stories by Kevin Lucia, coming 22 October from Crystal Lake Publishing Halloween is a night when anything seems possible. This is true everywhere, but nowhere more so than in the …

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TIH 415: Catherynne M. Valente on Comfort Me with Apples, The Past is Red, and Fairyland

In this podcast Catherynne M. Valente talks about Comfort Me with Apples, The Past is Red, Fairyland, and much more. About Catherynne M. Valente Catherynne M. Valente is the New York Times bestselling author of over two dozen works of fiction and poetry, including Palimpsest, the Orphan’s Tales series, Deathless, Radiance, and the crowdfunded phenomenon The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a …

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Look Out For … Something More Than Night by Kim Newman

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“With his latest novel, Newman slips into the hardboiled detective world with ease, presenting a supernatural tale starring two of the most iconic celebrities of the 1930s.” Hollywood, California, the late 1930s. Raymond Chandler, pulp writer of detective stories, and Boris Karloff, the original monster of Hollywood. Joining forces, this unlikely team investigate their town, …

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Meet the Writer: Mike Thorn

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Mike Thorn is the author of Shelter for the Damned, Darkest Hours, and Peel Back and See. His fiction has appeared in numerous magazines, anthologies, and podcasts, including Vastarien, Dark Moon Digest, The NoSleep Podcast, and Tales to Terrify. Visit his website (mikethornwrites.com) and connect with him on Twitter (@MikeThornWrites).   What first attracted you to horror writing? Reflecting on my earliest childhood encounters with horror, …

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Book Review: To Drown in Dark Water by Steve Toase

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“There are enough ideas in each story to fill dozens of novels, but the most impressive aspect is each one feels complete and whole, rather than a snippet or fragment.”   Here at This is Horror, we’re always excited when Undertow Publications release a new book. Always beautifully put together, from cover to contents, the …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 11 October 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: Writer Gabino Iglesias tells Tor Nightfire why he believes in ghosts and how to tell ghost stories The Ginger Nuts of Horror pick out nine new young adult releases …

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News Round-up Week Ending 8 October 2021

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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 Otranto House and writer Yolanda Sfetsos, Wall of Dolls For generations, the women of the Lucas family have lived in the small town of Whenall, Massachusetts, at Raven House. They make dolls that they …

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TOD 101 Body Shocks: Extreme Tales of Body Horror Featuring Ellen Datlow, Cody Goodfellow, Cassandra Khaw, Brian Evenson, Gemma Files

This podcast features an interview with editor Ellen Datlow and readings by Cody Goodfellow, Cassandra Khaw, Brian Evenson, and Gemma Files from Body Shocks: Extreme Tales of Body Horror (Tachyon Publications, October 2021) . This episode was recorded between August 25-30, 2021. Show Notes In our first episode after a summer podcast break, Anya Martin interviews …

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Look Out For … Don’t Push the Button by John Skipp

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“With his new collection, Skipp is at his disturbing, passionate, and often hilarious best, giving us his all with deeply personal and illuminating stories, screenplays, and essays.” All of us know horror. Every single day, they shove it in our faces. Try to negotiate the nightmares all you want, total destruction is simply a push …

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