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Look Out For … Wyrd and Other Derelictions by Adam L.G. Nevill

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“With this new collection, Nevill presents seven tales, without characters or dialogue, based on frightening settings, allowing us to sift through the ruins of ritual and destruction to piece together events and unleash the horror. “ A derelict ship with a dreadful cargo crosses a black ocean. Signs of slaughter and devotion lie below deck, telling …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 19 October 2020

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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: Sublime Horror dig deep into Ari Aster’s Midsommar, analysing it as reproductive horror Dead Head Reviews suggest five spooky reads for the second half of Halloween month Laird Barron …

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Look Out For … Haunted: Perron Manor by Lee Mountford

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“With his new novel series, Mountford tackles hauntings with his fictional home Perron Manor, just in time for the season.” The house seemed too good to be true. When sisters Sarah and Chloe inherit Perron Manor, the kind of home they never dreamed of owning, it really did feel too good to be true. But …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 12 October 2020

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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 David Quantick explains the blurred line between comedy and horror to Tor Nightfire Steve Stred Begins a new feature called ‘Books from the Crypt’ at Kendall Reviews LitReactor’s  …

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Look Out For … The Night Will Find Us by Matthew Lyons

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“With his debut novel, Lyons presents us with the camping trip from Hell, set in the deep woods of the New Jersey Pine Barrens, a region with its own history of strange creatures that roam the night.” School’s out! For Parker, Chloe, and their four friends, that means only one thing … time for a …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 5 October 2020

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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 present the case for Self-indie Publishing to avoid Self-Publishing stigma Horror DNA analyse Stephen King’s fear of vehicles The Ladies of Horror Fiction feature an essay on creativity, …

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Look Out For … Weird World War III, edited by Sean Patrick Hazlett

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“Weird World War III stokes our collective fears with tales of worst-case scenario nightmares by some of the best writers in the business.”  Suppose the USA had gone to war with the Soviet Union. Fighting on sea, air, land, even beyond to the astral plane. Struggling to dominate parallel dimensions. Battling on the surface of …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 28 September 2020

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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: Bloody Disgusting explain how we have The X-Files to thank for pushing the boundaries of TV scares LitReactor offer up ten editing tricks to improve your writing Sci-fi & Scary …

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Look Out For … The Hollow Places by T. Kingfisher

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“With this new novel, Kingfisher cranks up the creepy factor with strange portals that open the doorway for horrifying monsters that thrive on fear.” Behind a hole in the wall of her uncle’s house, Kara discovers a strange bunker with cryptic words inside. Pray they are hungry. Newly divorced, Kara is now back home, and …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 21 September 2020

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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: The Line-up suggest eleven terrifying reads in translation to broaden your reading horizons Night Worms pick out the benefits of reading horror in this guest post by Richelle Bloody …

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Look Out For … We Will All Go Down Together by Gemma Files

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“With this collection, Files weaves connections with stories and characters in an occult drenched mosaic with a distinctive style and voice that’s all her own.” Fleeing Scotland, five clans arrive at Dourvale, Ontario. Descendants of witches, the Five-Family Coven are used to persecution. These spellcasters, singers, shamans, and thieves … the members of Devize, Druir, …

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Done to Death: Five Horror Clichés to Avoid in Your Fiction

Author Tim Waggoner

Writers are often told to write what we know, which isn’t bad advice, necessarily. But one of the things we know are other stories, and when we first start out, we imitate the stories we’ve read and admired—whether consciously or not—and in the process often end up repeating what’s been done before. Shared ideas, character …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 14 September 2020

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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: Bloody Disgusting step back to suggest how the Silent Hill franchise might move forward Author Cina Pelayo writes for LitReactor on managing a professional social media presence Tor Nightfire …

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Look Out For … Helena by Claire L. Smith

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“This novella, both historical and relevant to current times, combines the ghostly with the very real horror of a rampant serial killer, just in time for the creepy Halloween season.” Near London in 1855, Helena Morrigan is tormented by poverty and the burdens of her past. A mortician and funeral director, she resides in an …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 7 September 2020

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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 have five horror book recommendations for the end of summer Tim Waggoner writes for Nightmare Magazine on the rational versus the irrational in horror Richard Thomas crystallises …

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