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Darker Minds Ready for Release

Darker Minds

Dark Minds Press have announced their latest release entitled Darker Minds. The collection of dark, twisted, psychological horror stories features some of the brightest talent in the genre and has been edited by Ross Anthony Warren and Anthony Watson. Darker Minds includes original stories from Ray Cluley, Stephen Bacon, Simon Bestwick, Daniel Kaysen and Gary …

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The Nine Deaths of Dr. Valentine

The Nine Death of Dr. Valentine by John Llewellyn Probert

“Someone is killing doctors in the style of the murders in Vincent Price movies, leaving the Bristol police baffled. The only man who could possibly be responsible died years ago . . . or did he . . .?” Spectral Press have announced the second book in their Spectral Visions series to be The Nine …

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News Round-up Week Ending 17 July 2012

Simon Ward

Horror channel announce short film showcase Horror Channel have announced the line-up for the FrightFest 2012 International Short Film Showcase. The 90 minute showing of films starts at 1pm on Sunday 26 August at the Empire Cinema in London’s Leicester Square. “It’s another fantastic line-up we’re proud to be sponsoring at FrightFest,” said  Chello Zone’s Chief …

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Joseph D’Lacey lands new agent and two book deal with Angry Robot

Award-winning author Joseph D’Lacey has signed a two-book deal with one of the hottest UK genre publishers, Angry Robot. The deal is for a duology with book one, Black Feathers landing in April 2013 and the sequel The Book of the Crowman following in 2014. The exciting deal is for world rights in all languages. …

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Autumn: Horror in the East Venue

Autumn - Horror in the East

Autumn: Horror in the East have announced that The Aspire Centre in Lowestoft will be the venue for the horror author convention on the 2 & 3 November 2012. “The Aspire Center have been brilliant and have stepped in when we needed them,” says organiser Emma Bunn, “They couldn’t have been more helpful and are doing everything in …

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This Week’s Must Read Horror Articles

Brian Keene

It’s that time of the week – here are a couple of intriguing horror articles from around the web for your reading pleasure. This week on Must Read Horror Articles: Brian Keene writes 80,000 words in one weekend 10 Essentials for surviving the zombie apocalypse To keep up to date with essential articles and horror news throughout …

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Details Emerge of TTA Novella Series

Eyepennies

As This Is Horror reported a few weeks ago, TTA Press are launching their own line of novellas to complement their stellar magazine output. The full details of the series have now emerged and will be of great interest to horror readers. The novellas will be between 20-40,000 words and will run from anywhere between …

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This Is Horror Live Event – 6PM, July 8 – Birmingham

This evening we will be showcasing what promises to be an incredible evening of horror with none other than Sam Stone, David Moody, John L Probert and Jasper Bark. The event takes place at The Electric Cinema in Birmingham which is just a short walk away from Birmingham New Street train station. Please order your …

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Re-Animator The Musical

reanimator

This year sees a huge dose of horror being brought to the Edinburgh Fringe. Stuart Gordon has resurrected his classic 1985 horror film Re-Animator as a musical and after a successful six month run it will be terrorising Edinburgh for the entire month of August. Re-Animator is the story of Herbert West, a medical student …

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TTA Press Announce Novella Series

Eyepennies

TTA Press have announced their own new line of novellas that will be launched very soon. TTA have taken this decision to try and promote high quality stories that were too long to fit into Black Static or Interzone but still deserved celebrating in their own right. The initial novellas will be written by authors …

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David Moody, John L Probert, Sam Stone and Jasper Bark – Live in Birmingham

evening of horror Shock and Gore

We are pleased to announced that John L Probert has been added to the This Is Horror Shock & Gore live event, next weekend, after Conrad Williams had to pull out due to unforeseen circumstances. This Is Horror are proud to present a brand new evening of horror literature at The Electric Cinema, Birmingham as …

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3 Must Read Horror Articles

Edvard Munch

It’s that time again – folk from across the globe just keep writing must read horror articles and so in turn we must showcase the very best for you, dear reader. So with that said, let’s get straight to it. This week on Must Read Horror Articles: Edvard Munch: a head for horror Whatever happened …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles

Dawn of the Dead

It’s that time already – here are 5 tasty horror articles from around the web for your reading pleasure. This week on Must Read Horror Articles: Seven of the deadliest zombie hordes 50 genuinely creepy horror movies Bring on the blood-splattered bodies – the Tories are in power Rereading Stephen King: week three – The …

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Interview: Luke Walker

What first attracted you to horror writing? I’ve always had an interest in horror and the supernatural, plus I’ve always loved the mysteries involved in the latter. When I first started writing seriously (about fifteen years ago), I initially went the urban fantasy route but then found that my plots were becoming darker as they …

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Tomorrow evening’s event with David Moody, Joseph D’Lacey, Simon Bestwick and Jasper Bark

If you’re coming to our This Is Horror Premium Chapbook launch event tonight at The University of Warwick, there’s free parking at Milburn House after 6:30pm. Alternatively parking is free all day on Milburn Hill Road – it gets pretty busy during the day but eases up after 5pm. Just to stress the event is …

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