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5 Must Read Horror Articles 25 May 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 feature an article on how to write conflict without simply resorting to violence Tor Nightfire feature five YA horror novels packed with adult scares Ink Heist feature brand …

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Look Out For … Out of Body by Jeffrey Ford

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“With his latest novel, Ford dives into the world of out of body experiences and serial killers, offering a disturbing and nightmarish voyeuristic experience.” After witnessing a murder at the local deli, a small town librarian realizes that his usual sleep paralysis nightmares have turned into something much more sinister. Traumatized from holding a dying …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 18 May 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 Lineup talk to Kathe Koja about her favourite genre-defying tales of terror Gwendolyn Kiste writes for Nightmare Magazine’s ‘The H-word’ on the horror of solitude Curious Fictions feature …

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Look Out For … Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

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“With her latest effort, Moreno-Garcia weaves the Gothic novel with Mexican folklore to deliver a tale of nightmarish, pulse-pounding horror.” Debutante Noemí Taboada lives a life of beautiful gowns and glamorous cocktail parties. When she receives a strange letter from her recently wed cousin begging to be saved from a mysterious doom, Noemí wastes no …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 11 May 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 drill down into the monsters of American Horror Story and pick out two examples of ‘The monstrous-feminine’ Bloody Disgusting look back at the phenomenon that is Friday the …

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Look Out For … Until Summer Comes Around by Glenn Rolfe

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“Under the backdrop of forbidden summer love, Rolfe explores a classic horror trope with his own unique twists and turns.” Fifteen-year-old Rocky Zukas is under the spell of summer love. After meeting a mysterious girl named November, his world turns upside down. Gabriel, November’s brother, and keeper of the family secret, does not approve. He …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 4 May 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 pick out ten horror novels that you shouldn’t try to reinvent unless you’re awesome, brave & stupid Bloody Disgusting suggest nineteen new horror films, games and series coming …

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Look Out For … Armageddon House by Michael Griffin

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“With mounting tension and claustrophobic paranoia, Griffin’s latest effort promises to send readers on a unsettling and disturbing ride.” Deep underground, four people live together in a subterranean facility. Everything they should want is there; medicine, water, and food. There’s even a bar, and a gym with a swimming pool. Only problem they have is …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 27 April 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: Mother Horror writes for Tor Nightfire on her favourite season: spring, and selects ten horrifying nature-focussed reads Ink Heist feature a new, previously unpublished story by the king of …

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Look Out For … The Girl in the Video by Michael David Wilson

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“With The Girl in the Video, Michael David Wilson’s debut novella, he creates a surreal paranoid nightmare instantly relatable in our digital content-saturated world”  A teacher receives a video from an unknown sender. The video is a little weird, and strangely arousing. And then there are more videos. What do they want? Descending into paranoia …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 20 April 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 feature the introductory lecture of Gabino Iglesias’ online MFA Writer Steven Savile writes on how he fell in love with horror Bloody Disgusting dissect Final Destination as part of their …

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Look Out For … The Balance by Kev Harrison

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“With The Balance Harrison conjures up a dark tale set in Cold War Poland, spiked with Slavic folklore and terrible sacrifice.” A split second glance causes an accident that injures Natalia’s brother. With her relationship with her mother already in tatters, and her brother getting worse by the minute, she finds a glimmer of hope in …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 13 April 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: On her blog, writer Tabatha Wood talks to Hellblazer writer Jamie Delano British genre fiction writer, Tim Major gives a revealing insight into the ‘journey’ of his new novel, Snakeskins Cinepunx …

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Look Out For … Boy in the Box by Marc E. Fitch

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“Fitch’s latest turns a horrible secret of the past into a waking nightmare for today, proving some things just won’t stay buried.” A tragic hunting accident at Coomb’s Gulch in the Adirondack Mountains left a boy buried a decade ago. It also left four childhood friends with the burden of a terrible secret. Today, Jonathan …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 6 April 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 feature an essay from director Mike Flanagan about fear in times of uncertainty George Daniel Lea writes for The Gingernuts of Horror on the new life being …

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