News Round-up Week Ending 17 September 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 for pre-order now, Followers, by Christina Bergling, coming 24 September from Crystal Lake Publishing You never know who is on the other side of the screen. Sidney, a single mother with a dull day job, has big …

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Look Out For … The Forest by Lisa Quigley

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“With her debut novel, Quigley draws from her own personal experiences with a story that deals with psychological trauma and the fear of the evil in the woods.”  The people of Edgewood have come to believe their tithes are what keeps them safe. Faye and her husband prepare to take on their positions of town …

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Meet the Writer: Robert Ottone

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Robert P. Ottone is an author and cigar enthusiast from East Islip, NY. He delights in the creepy. He can be found online at www.SpookyHousePress.com, or on Instagram/Twitter (@RobertOttone). His collections Her Infernal Name & Other Nightmares and People: A Horror Anthology about Love, Loss, Life & Things That Go Bump in the Night are available …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 13 September 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: Rolling Stone look at Stephen Graham Jones’ new novel, My Heart is a Chainsaw and its handling of the final girl trope Tor Nightfire feature an article examining the Southern Gothic …

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News Round-up Week Ending 10 September 2021

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Out now from Bram Stoker Award-nominated author Gemma Amor and Cemetery Gates Media, Six Rooms Welcome, all, to the Sunshire Chateau: Lestershire’s premier tourist attraction. It sits high on a hill overlooking town, shrouded by tall trees …

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TIH 412: Cynthia Pelayo on Chicago, Writing About Villains, and Feeling Like You Don’t Belong

TIH 412 Cynthia Pelayo on Chicago, Writing About Villains, and Feeling Like You Don’t Belong

In this podcast Cynthia Pelayo talks about Chicago, people who feel like they don’t belong, writing about villains, and much more. About Cynthia Pelayo Cynthia “Cina” Pelayo is a two-time Bram Stoker Awards nominated poet and author. She is the author of books such as Loteria, Santa Muerte, The Missing, Poems of My Night, and …

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Look Out For … The Hungry Earth by Nicholas Kaufmann

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“With his latest novel, Kaufmann taps into our collective fears with a body horror shocker that’ll keep you reading well into the night.” Sakima is a sleepy little city in the Hudson Valley. It’s one of those places where everyone knows each other. Boasting an incredibly low crime rate, Sakima’s medical examiner Dr. Laura Powell …

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Book Review: Rooster by John C. Foster

“With more twists and turns than a high-speed car chase through the gloomy city streets of NYC, readers may well be surprised by the revelation, but will be exhilarated by the ride.”   A brief look at the back catalogue of John C. Foster’s published books will reveal something interesting about his work; he excels …

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TIH 411: This Is Horror Awards 2020

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In this podcast we announce and speak with the winners of the This Is Horror Awards 2020. Show notes Click the timestamps to jump straight to the audio. Thanks for Listening! Help out the show: Support This Is Horror on Patreon Listen to This Is Horror Podcast on iTunes Listen to This Is Horror Podcast …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 6 September 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: Dread Central have news on ten new Stephen King adaptations which are on their way right now Crime Reads offer up a tour of Florida’s haunted hotels LitReactor have …

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News Round-up Week Ending 3 September 2021

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Floaters, a new novella by Garrett Boatman, released through Crystal Lake Publishing, coming 10 September With the beleaguered police and the Queen’s army battling twin plagues—human and inhuman—London’s criminal youth gangs join forces to save their …

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Look Out For … The Seven Visitations of Sydney Burgess by Andy Marino

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“With his first horror novel for adults, Marino delivers a chilling story of a woman forced to relive the traumas of her past as a darkness possesses her soul.” Sydney’s worked hard rebuilding her life. She has a great job, a house with good furniture, and a loving boyfriend who accepts her and her son …

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TIH 410: Hailey Piper on Queen of Teeth, Post-Pandemic Horror Writing, and Unfortunate Elements of My Anatomy

TIH 410 Hailey Piper on Queen of Teeth, Post Pandemic Horror Writing, and Unfortunate Elements of My Anatomy

In this podcast Hailey Piper talks about Queen of Teeth, Unfortunate Elements of My Anatomy, post-pandemic horror writing, and much more.  About Hailey Piper Hailey Piper is the author of horror books The Worm and His Kings, Queen of Teeth, Unfortunate Elements of My Anatomy, Benny Rose, the Cannibal King, and The Possession of Natalie …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 30 August 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: Tor Nightfire explain how monster children in horror show us how to live with darkness Bloody Disgusting consider the urban myths behind Candyman LitReactor offer advice on not taking …

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TIH 409: Hailey Piper on The Possession of Natalie Glasgow, Benny Rose, the Cannibal King, and Making Horror Gay AF

TIH 409 Hailey Piper on The Possession of Natalie Glasgow, Benny Rose, the Cannibal King, and Making Horror Gay AF

In this podcast Hailey Piper talks about The Possession of Natalie Glasgow, Benny Rose, the Cannibal King, making horror gay as fuck, and much more.  About Hailey Piper Hailey Piper is the author of horror books The Worm and His Kings, Queen of Teeth, Unfortunate Elements of My Anatomy, Benny Rose, the Cannibal King, and …

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