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5 Must Read Horror Articles 23 November 2015

Welcome to Must Read Horror. The internet has been scoured once again for the week’s best horror articles, and the results are in: The Short-Lived Comic Book Publisher That Helped Give Birth to the Zombie Craze Back to Derry: An Oral History of ‘Stephen King’s It’ Revisiting Christine by Richard Chizmar Primer: The Work of …

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NaNoWriMo: No No Wri Mo

National Novel Writing Month is upon us once more, and I have thoughts on that. Firstly, there’s the knee-jerk, irritable me response: “Oh good, yet more word count boasting on Twitter.” You know the sort of thing – This morning I wrote 2000 words, went for a run and then wrote 2000 more. #amwriting. And …

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The Cutting Room: Fear The Walking Dead

Living in the same universe as The Walking Dead, Fear the Walking Dead is a gritty drama that explores the onset of the undead apocalypse through the lens of a fractured family. Set in Los Angeles, a city where people come to escape, shield secrets, and bury their pasts, a mysterious outbreak threatens to disrupt …

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Guidelines? We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Guidelines

Um, yeah, you do. Confession: I’m not doing NaNoWriMo this year. I have nine million irons in the fire right now, in the form of columns to write as well as reviews and my own fiction. Also, Fallout 4 hits this month. And Battlefront. So there’s that. Don’t let my nonparticipation in anyway discourage you …

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Look Out For… The Rim Of Morning by William Sloane and Thinking Horror

Look Out For… The Rim Of Morning by William Sloane “The Rim Of Morning demonstrates Sloane’s skill at building an atmosphere of tension and dread.” In the 1930s, William Sloane wrote two brilliant novels that gave a whole new meaning to cosmic horror. In To Walk the Night, Bark Jones and his college buddy Jerry …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 16 November 2015

Welcome to Must Read Horror. The internet has been scoured once again for the week’s best horror articles, and the results are in: Revisiting Different Seasons by Richard Chizmar More than just a Leatherface Unsweet Dreams: The Ghost Stories of EF Benson Ten Horror Podcasts you Should be Listening to Right Now Can’t Look Away: …

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The Cutting Room: Nest

A team of scientists are making the discovery of the century when they lose a colleague in an ancient labyrinth. The group must battle their way through a swarm of deadly, man-eating funnel web spiders and discover the secret behind the insects’ power and intelligence – before it’s too late! Why we’re looking forward to …

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Look Out For… Slade House by David Mitchell and Slaughter Beach by Benedict Jones

Look Out For… Slade House by David Mitchell “Expect Mitchell’s usual linguistic fireworks, multiple narrators and intricate plotting.” Born out of the short story David Mitchell published on Twitter in 2014 and inhabiting the same universe as his latest bestselling novel The Bone Clocks, this is the perfect book to curl up with on a …

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The Cutting Room – Friday the 13th: The Game

Friday the 13th: The Game is a third-person, asymmetrical multiplayer title where one player controls Jason Voorhees while the remaining seven control camp counsellors try to survive the night, all in the semi-open world of Camp Crystal Lake! It’s a classic horror fan’s dream, no shaky cam, no found footage — and you are at …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 2 November 2015

Welcome to Must Read Horror. The internet has been scoured once again for the week’s best horror articles, and the results are in: Revisiting The Running Man by Richard Chizmar Ramsey Campbell’s ‘Thirteen Novels on the Edge of Horror’ Winding Up the Dark Staircase: A Brief Survey of Haunted Houses On The Babadook, It Follows, …

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