Category: Features

Look Out For … Antisocieties by Michael Cisco

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“With this themed collection, Cisco examines the horror of isolation as only he can, exposing the dark corners of a relatable, and often terrifying, subject.” Ten stories about isolation. How it affects people. What isolated people do to one another, and themselves. Portraits of those trapped in their identities, trapped with their own ideas. People …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 12 April 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: Horror Oasis feature this article in praise of the innovations in the Until Dawn video game series Swan River Press challenge the idea that horror fiction must scare the reader Sublime …

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Look Out For … To Drown in Dark Water by Steve Toase

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“With comparisons to Clive Barker and Tanith Lee, Toase’s debut collection showcases the distinctive and visceral voice of one of the best writers of beautifully horrific tales.” Twenty-six tales. Including six new stories Featuring three stories from The Best Horror of the Year series. Collected together for the first time anywhere. Why we’re excited about …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 5 April 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: Shawn M. Garrett continues his series on overlooked TV series for Tor Nightfire with Way Out Bloody Disgusting feature a fascinating article on trans symbolism in Frankenstein The Ladies of …

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Look Out For … Bayou Whispers by R.B. Wood

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“With his debut novel, Wood gives us a story of a woman determined to help her old friend, and steps off into the deep end of an occult nightmare.” New Orleans native Jeannine LaRue knows about surviving. She lost her whole family during Hurricane Katrina, then suffered extreme sexual and psychological violence, held hostage by …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 29 March 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: LitReactor feature this craft article on how game development can inform your writing process The Ginger Nuts of Horror hear from writer Patricia Lillie on childhood fears Kendall Reviews …

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Look Out For … Eyes in the Dust and Other Stories by David Peak

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“Together with ‘Eyes in the Dust’ (previously available only as a chapbook), Peak’s latest collection features thirteen dark and strange stories showing the full spectrum of his talents.” The back and forth tug of memory and place. Haunted by trauma, desperately seeking to be seen, and understood. Reflections that shift in black glass. Phantom limbs, …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 22 March 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: Crimereads ask why we are so obsessed with psychopaths LitReactor explains why atmosphere is so crucial to horror fiction Bloody Disgusting offer up eight movies as a gateway to …

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Look Out For … A Still and Awful Red by Michael Howarth

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“With his debut adult novel, Howarth shifts the narrative of the Elizabeth Bathory legend to a seamstress caught in a web of madness, presenting a horrifying tale of survival.” Hungary, 1609. An accomplished seamstress dreaming of more comfortable life is chosen by Countess Bathory to sew a new series of gowns. Maria jumps at the …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 15 March 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: LitHub provides this long read on how Algernon Blackwood derived sublime horror from nature Bloody Disgusting dig into why classic horror films are still important Kendall Reviews look back …

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Look Out For … The Night Stockers by Kristopher Triana and Ryan Harding

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“Get to clipping your coupons … with Triana and Harding writing together, this book promises to be a blue-light special straight down the bowels of Hell.” The troubles are just starting for the employees of the Freshway grocery store. Already unhappy about working an overnight shift, the team has to face a siege from their …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 8 March 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: Mark Allen Gunnells talks to Horror Oasis about finding his place in horror Kendall Reviews get ten tips on submitting to anthologies from award-winning editor Deborah Sheldon Writer Cynthia …

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Look Out For … Whisper Down the Lane by Clay McLeod Chapman

Whisper Down the Lane by Clay McLeod Chapman

“With his latest, Chapman dives into the 1980’s Satanic Panic fears and how those reverberations of past accusations can have horrifying consequences.” For Richard, there is no past, only the present. A new marriage, his son, and living the quiet life as an art teacher in Danvers, Virginia. Then, at the Elementary school where Richard …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 1 March 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: Crime reads ask what’s left to write about strange and frightening houses Writer Jennifer Soucy tells Divination Hollow why she writes creepy stuff The Ginger Nuts of Horror feature …

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Look Out For … Near the Bone by Christina Henry

Near the Bone by Christina Henry

“Henry’s latest is the tale of a woman trapped by horrifying psychological and human forces, as well as something deadly and hungry in the woods.” Mattie doesn’t remember how long she’s been living on the mountain with William. She just knows to never make him upset. She realizes they’re not that alone on the mountain …

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