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Shariff Nasr Interview

When was the first time you watched a horror film, and how did it affect you? That was The Thing. I was still in primary school when I saw it and I was so amazed by the psychological fear of not knowing who can be trusted. And the special effects were so realistic, that I, …

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Greg Lamberson Interview

Gregory Lamberson is an award-winning novelist (the Jake Helman series, Johnny Gruesome, Cheap Scares!) and an independent writer/director/producer (Slime City, Slime City Massacre, the forthcoming Snow Shark: Ancient Snow Beast) who lives in upstate New York. Behind The Lens: Greg Lamberson

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Alexander Beresford Interview

Alexander Beresford grew up in Los Angeles. He now resides in South Florida with occasional escapes to a haunted cottage in Derbyshire, England where he communicates with ghosts, drinks rum, and writes. He is a National Writer’s Association Short Fiction Award winner, a proud member of the Horror Writer’s Association, and studied Creative Writing at …

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Interview: Screaming Dreams

When and how did Screaming Dreams form? It started purely as a personal homepage, around the turn of the Millennium. It was early days for my attempts with digital artwork and I originally created the site as a place to upload some of my images at the time. The site then expanded by publishing other …

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Chris Wade – Interview

Chris Wade is an English writer and illustrator based in Leeds. Starting his writing career editing Hound Dawg Magazine, which he still writes today, Wade went on to write surreal comedy fiction books such as Cutey and the Sofaguard. Audiobooks of his work have been narrated by UK comedians Rik Mayall and Charlie Chuck. Wade’s first horror …

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This Is Horror Premium Chapbook Series

Joe & Me by David Moody

A year ago, This Is Horror was born albeit under its former alias Read Horror. It’s been one hell of a journey thus far and we’re not planning on slowing down any time soon. In fact, we’re stepping things up a notch with a brand new arm – the This Is Horror Premium Chapbook Series. …

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Interview: Vincent Holland-Keen

What first attracted you to horror writing? As a young boy, I was most attracted to writing that contained fantastical elements – stories that dealt with the humdrum of reality just didn’t interest. When I started writing myself, elements of horror seemed to creep in, not because of any conscious decision on my part, but …

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Paul Kane Interview

What first attracted you to horror writing? I’ve always been attracted to the darker side of things. When I was very small my dad would buy me horror comics from our local newsagents, and my favourite comic hero was – still is – Batman, because of the horror trappings of his character and costume. I …

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Interview: John Hornor Jacobs

John Honor Jacobs is the author of, Southern Gods, short-listed for the Bram Stoker Award for First Novel, This Dark Earth, coming July 3, 2012, from Simon & Schuster/Gallery Books, and the forthcoming Incarcerado young adult trilogy from Carolrhoda Labs. Meet The Writer: John Hornor Jacobs

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The Respectable Face of Tyranny: an update

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the printing of the first novella in the Spectral Visions line of longer works from Spectral Press took longer than expected – however, it has now been printed and is, even now, on its way to be signed and shipped out to customers. All copies ordered should be with purchasers by …

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Joseph D’Lacey Short Story Collection Lands September 2012

A couple of months have passed since we announced that Joseph D’Lacey had signed with Proxima Books for his forthcoming vampire novel, Blood Fugue. It brings us great pleasure to announce that Joseph has secured another great publishing deal. This time around it’s with Simon Key’s Timeline Books. His as yet untitled collection will include …

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Interview: Jonathan Green

Jonathan Green is a writer of speculative fiction, with more than thirty-five books to his name. He is the creator of Abaddon Books’ Pax Britannia steampunk universe, and his eighth novel set within that world will be published in 2012. He has also written for such diverse properties as Doctor Who, Star Wars: The Clone …

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Meet The Writer: James Brogden

What first attracted you to horror writing? An 80s childhood in rural Tasmania effectively forced me to develop an imaginary world to escape into or go insane. My parents got me into fantasy and science fiction early on – from Dad, The Lord of the Rings, from Mum, the books of John Wyndham – but …

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Ink on Ink: Wayne Simmons

The most-decorated man in horror, Wayne Simmons, talks us through his tattoos in our latest instalment of Ink on Ink. Wayne Simmons Interview

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Demons Descend Up North

Demons

Thursday 29 March sees Manchester invaded by flesh eating demons. Grimm Up North will be screening a double bill of both 1980s Demon films at The Dancehouse in Manchester. Laden with floor to ceiling gore and X-rated shocks, Demons was the brainchild of Lamberto Bava and Dario Argento and battered audiences into submission over twenty …

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