Are you ready Manchester? Gary McMahon, Simon Bestwick, Ramsey Campbell and Conrad Williams Live Tomorrow

Thin Men with Yellow Faces launch event

Tomorrow from 6:30pm we will be launching the second in the This Is Horror Premium Chapbook Series, Thin Men with Yellow Faces by Gary McMahon and Simon Bestwick. We would love it if you’d join us at MadLab in Manchester. So, here’s a recap of all the essential details. When and where is it? Saturday …

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Autumn: Horror in the East book launch and new special guest

Joseph Freeman

Joseph D’Lacey, author of MEAT, Garbage Man and The Kill Crew, has announced that his latest book Splinters will be launched at the Autumn: Horror in the East event in November. Splinters is published by Timeline Books and is a collection of D’Lacey’s short stories including ‘Food of Love’ and ‘Mango Tree’. D’Lacey’s relationship with Timeline Books has been …

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Happy Birthday Stephen King: The Essential Guide to Stephen King

Today marks the 65th birthday of one of the giants of horror fiction, Mr Stephen King. We here at This is Horror couldn’t let this momentous day pass by without sending a little love in the direction of the man George Beahm calls “America’s Best Loved Bogeyman”. Read more…

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Interview: Vincent Sammy

Vincent Sammy is a freelance illustrator and full time graphic designer. He specialises in alternative worlds, horror and sci-fi illustration and has done work for Something Wicked, Black Static and Jurassic. Read more…

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All the Fun of FrightFest 2012

FrightFest 2012 has been and gone and I have got through it all to emerge worn out, bleary-eyed, and totally and utterly delighted that I went. I’ve written about FrightFest before, but each one is a different experience because, not surprisingly, each features a different programme of films. Read more…

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Review: Beyond Here Lies Nothing by Gary McMahon

Beyond Here Lies Nothing, the concluding part of Gary McMahon’s Concrete Grove trilogy, maintains all the qualities which made the previous two entries compelling reads. It also provides an intriguing ending, leaving the reader with a sense of mouth-watering anticipation that more stories about the mysterious estate at the centre of events may be forthcoming. …

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Preview: Resident Evil 6 – First Impressions

Earlier today Capcom released a brand new playable demo of the forthcoming Resident Evil 6 on both PS3 and Xbox 360. So one slow-ish download and several caffeinated drinks later we fired it up to see exactly what it’s all about. Read more…

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How to Watch a Horror Film – The Ultimate Guide

Poltergeist

It is true that no two people will get the same experience when they’ve watched the same film. It’s down to personal taste and your beliefs regarding a whole multitude of things ranging from religion to politics and sexual liberation to violence. However, it is clear to us at This Is Horror that one thing …

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4 Must Read Horror Articles

Ring

This week on Must Read Horror Articles: History of Horror RPGs (Part Five: 2004-2005) Lost in Translation: The Mixed History of Horror Games to Film Spiders: Creepy but Fascinating 5 Terrifying Implications of Surviving a Horror Movie If you want more useful links like the must read horror articles we highlight every week, then please follow …

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Review: Edge-Lit 2012

Mid July saw Derby take centre stage for one of the newest and most interesting writing conventions on the calendar, taking in fantasy, horror, science fiction and everything in between. Dan Howarth (news editor and reviewer) and Michael Wilson (editor) went along to sample the delights of their first convention. Read more…

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The Fear of Spiders – Arachnophobia

Arachnophobia may very well be the most common phobia of all – or at least the most well known. We know that it covers all arachnids, but we’re going to concentrate on spiders specifically. Read more…

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Tales of the Nun & Dragon

Tales of the Nun and the Dragon

“The Nun and Dragon was the perfect name for a pub, but since none of us have a pub we made it a book instead. I’m very pleased we did,” says Adele Wearing on upcoming genre collection, Tales of the Nun & Dragon. The anthology features 23 short stories from a range of genres and authors …

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American Horror Story: Asylum Teasers

October sees the return of American Horror Story for its second series. American Horror Story’s first series was runner-up for best TV show in the inaugural This is Horror Awards. We are really looking forward to the next series, American Horror Story: Asylum, especially after seeing all the teaser trailers that have been released over the …

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Paranormal Activity 4 Trailer

Watch the trailer for the new Paranormal Activity film. Scheduled for release in the US in just over a month, Paranormal Activity 4 stars fan favourite Katie Featherstone and is directed by the directors of its predecessor, Paranormal Activity 3, Ariel Schulman and Henry Joost. JO BALDWIN

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Ramsey Campbell, Gary McMahon, Simon Bestwick and Conrad Williams – Next weekend, live in Manchester

Thin Men with Yellow Faces launch event

The launch of Thin Men with Yellow Faces by Gary McMahon and Simon Bestwick is just one week away. As announced at the end of last month the This Is Horror Manchester Chapbook launch will also feature readings from horror legend Ramsey Campbell and Conrad Williams. Horror host and fan favourite, Jasper Bark will be …

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