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5 Must Read Horror Articles 17 February 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 cast their eye back beyond the 70s and 80s heyday of paperbacks from hell to mid-century horror The Ladies of Horror Fiction feature a guest post from …

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Look Out For … The Midwives by Duncan Ralston

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“With his latest novel, Ralston combines true-crime with a supernatural evil from the least likely of sources … an innocent elderly woman.” Martin Savage is on a book tour, promoting his latest true crime book. Now, one of his most dangerous subjects—the “Witch Hunter”—has escaped. A depraved murderer, the “Witch Hunter” holds a grudge against …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 10 February 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 commemorate forty years of John Carpenter’s The Fog, with this editorial Nico Bell features an interview with the ever-fascinating Tracey Fahey on folk horror and much more …

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Look Out For … The Forever House by Tim Waggoner

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“With his latest novel, Waggoner moves into nightmare territory with a creepy family that lives for destruction.” Rockridge, Ohio. The Eldreds move into town, choosing a quiet cul de sac. The Eldreds are definitely creepy, and extremely dangerous, feeding off the dark emotions of humans. They use their house to create nightmares to trap their …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 3 February 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. As February is Women in Horror Month, Must Read Horror will be shining a light on the must-read articles by or about women in the genre. Without further ado: Bloody Disgusting begin …

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Look Out For … Let’s Go Play at the Adams’ by Mendal W. Johnson

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“Originally released in 1974, Let’s Go Play at the Adams’ has gained a massive reputation as one of the most terrifying horror novels ever published.” They’re only kids. That’s what Barbara keeps telling herself. But now the twenty-year-old babysitter is getting a little worried. It’s just a game. She finds herself bound and gagged, the …

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Splatterpunk—Yes … There Will be Blood: Origins in Urban Decay

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1980 AD. Jimmy Carter is in the last full year of his presidency, Mount St. Helen’s awakens from her slumber, AC/DC’s singer Bon Scott drinks himself to death, the US pulls out of the Olympics in Moscow, the Rubik’s Cube frustrates millions, Iron Maiden is born and John Bonham dies, Darth Vader is Luke’s father, …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 27 January 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 suggest five horror comics ripe for adaptation into movies Richard Thomas writes on ‘show, don’t tell,’ for his excellent LitReactor craft series, Storyville Cemetery Dance feature chapter …

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Look Out For … The Town by Shaun Prescott

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“With the strange premise of towns that physically disappear, Prescott’s debut novel looks to tie social commentary with the Weird, capturing the loneliness and desperation of the lost.”  The Town. Unnamed, set in the Australian outback. Practically abandoned, desolate, with streets that follow no logic. A young writer researching the ‘middle-of-nowhere’, those depressing towns that …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 20 January 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: Robert Englund, A Nightmare on Elm Street‘s original Freddy Kreuger, to present True Terror, on Travel Channel Zach D’amico of Rough Cut Cinema writes a guest post for the Washington Post …

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Look Out For … The Boatman’s Daughter by Andy Davidson

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“With this creepy Southern Gothic,  Davidson conjures a very personal and dangerous fight for survival you won’t soon forget.” Miranda Crabtree has been on her own since her father died. That was years ago, and now she’s constantly looking over her shoulder, living off the land, making ends meet by ferrying contraband for a mad …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 13 January 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: No Film School have a feature article on producing effective short horror films on a budget The Gingernuts of Horror talk to the twelve writers of the werewolf tales …

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Look Out For … Wisteria Cottage by Robert M. Coates

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“Wisteria Cottage, first published in 1948, pushes the boundaries of psychological terror, and showcases Coates’ incredible range as a storyteller.” Though he might be a little odd, Florence Hackett takes a liking to Richard Baurie. A clerk at the local bookstore, Richard is nice, helpful, and over time, becomes part of the family Florence has …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 6 January 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: Max Booth III writes for LitReactor on the horror books we should all be excited about in 2020 Screen Rant select ten contemporary horror directors whose work is a …

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Look Out For … Pine by Francine Toon

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“With hints of mythology and the bleak rural setting, this haunting Gothic thriller is perfect for the winter season.” Ten-year old Lauren lives with her father Niall, both along in the Scottish Highlands, their village surrounded by a pine forest. Her mother has been missing for around ten years, and recent strange events are mounting. …

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