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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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Prize Winners: Crimewave Eleven: Ghosts

Crimewave Ghosts 11, TTA Press

If you haven’t won a prize yet, don’t worry there are many more excellent genre prizes to give away. Today six lucky winners have bagged themselves a copy of TTA Press’s Crimewave Eleven: Ghosts featuring stories  by the likes of Alison Littlewood, Christopher Fowler, Steve Rasnic Tem and many other brilliant authors. Here are the …

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Doll Parts Falling Into Place

Doll Parts by Wayne Simmons

This year will see the release of Wayne Simmons’ new book Doll Parts, and to celebrate Wayne has been releasing a few tasty morsels to whet our appetites. Firstly, the book’s publisher Snowbooks has released the back cover blurb, giving a bit more detail about the follow up to Drop Dead Gorgeous – ”Roughly 99% …

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Prize Winners: Horns by Joe Hill

Horns by Joe Hill

We have a real treat for the lucky prize winner today. It’s a signed and doodled copy of Horns by Joe Hill. This brilliant collector’s piece fits perfectly into any self-respecting horror fan’s collection. And, the lucky winner is…Tom Ruffles. Congratulations Tom, we hope you enjoy this fantastic prize. MICHAEL WILSON

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More Horror on the Airwaves

Horror Channel

Horror Channel have announced their new Season of the Dead – four double bills of zombie films old and new. The Season of the Dead will feature five UK TV premieres in the month of April. The first double bill kicks off on 6 April with George Romero’s timeless zombie classic Night of the Living …

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Prize Winners: Scarla by BC Furtney

Scarla by BC Furtney

We continue our huge horror giveaway. This time it’s a signed copy of BC Furtney’s Scarla. And the lucky winner of what was one of the most colourful, no-holds barred book of last year is Dianne Hunt. Congratulations to Dianne. Remember to keep checking back this week to find out if you are one of …

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More Evil Resides on PlayStation Network

Resident Evil Chronicles

Capcom have announced that Resident Evil: Chronicles HD Collection will be released on PlayStation 3 across North America and Europe in June 2012. The collection will be available as a digital download and will feature both Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles and Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles. Both titles will be available as single downloads …

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Prize Winners: Hater Trilogy by David Moody

Hater by David Moody

You may remember, last year, that we ran a huge horror prize giveaway. The competition ran until February, and now it is time to start unveiling the winners. First up is the apocalyptic Hater trilogy by David Moody. The lucky winner of this signed edition is A W Marsden. Congratulations from everyone here at This …

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Spectral Press and This Is Horror Competition: The Winners

Spectral Press

Cast your minds back to the latter quarter of last year, and you’ll remember a little competition that Spectral Press ran in conjunction with This Is Horror magazine. Well, both Michael Wilson (Editor of This Is Horror) and Simon Marshall-Jones (Spectral Press Editor/Publisher) have been sifting and reading the fabulous entries, which were uniformly of …

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Tulpa Takes Shape

Tulpa

Filming has begun for the third film from acclaimed Italian director Federico Zampalione, entitled Tulpa. Starring award winning actress Claudia Gerini in the leading role, Tulpa is the story of Lisa Boeri – a successful businesswoman with a penchant for sleazy sex clubs. When some of her lovers end up horribly murdered she decides to …

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