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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Greg Lamberson Interview – Part 2

The second and final part of our interview with Greg Lamberson. Interview: Greg Lamberson  

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Tulpa Takes Shape


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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Grimm Forecast for Spring

Grimm Up North

The lovely people at Grimm Up North have announced a whole raft of horror screenings that will keep us Northern horror fans entertained throughout Spring and early Summer. The line-up of events is as follows:- Friday 13 April 2012 – Supernatural Double Bill (@ The Burgess Foundation) Grave Encounters – Catch some brand new found …

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Ink on Ink: Sween

Today we’re lucky to have Sween featured in our Ink on Ink horror tattoo series. Interview: Sween  

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What’s the worst that could happen at Motel 6?

In BC Furtney’s latest instalment of Horror of Babylon he explores the terrifying world of Motel 6. Horror of Babylon – March 2012

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Thank You For Not Smoking

Today is ‘No Smoking’ Day. So who better, than Scarla author and resident columnist BC Furtney who has “never smoked a cigarette in his life” to lay down our Thank You For Not Smoking article? Thank You For Not Smoking

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Flash Fear: Evolution, 2:00am by Stephen Graham Jones

Next in our Flash Fear series is Stephen Graham Jones. His story, Evolution, 2:00am, is illustrated by Shawn Conn. Evolution, 2:00am by Stephen Graham Jones

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Strippers Bite Back!

Strippers vs Werewolves

Next month sees the release of one of the more outrageous British horror films of recent times. Unleashed into cinemas on 27 April, Strippers vs Werewolves promises to be fun for fans of both lupine horror and scantily clad, gorgeous women. Starring a host of familiar British names, Strippers vs Werewolves takes actors from the soaps …

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Interview: Steve Rasnic Tem

Recently, we caught up with Steve Rasnic Tem, author of Solaris’s forthcoming novel Deadfall Hotel. He speaks to us about his influences, attraction to horror and much more in our Meet The Writer interview. Meet The Writer: Steve Rasnic Tem  

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Wayne Simmons and Andre Duza unleash voodoo horror

Andre Duza

Hot off the release of Fever, Wayne Simmons has confirmed that he will be teaming up with fellow horror hack Andre Duza for an exciting collaboration. Whilst few details have been announced thus far, the work is described as a voodoo-tinged slasher horror novel that is set in 80s Louisiana. Wayne Simmons says, “After interviewing Andre back …

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Ink on Ink: PriZeMaN

Horror sleeve ink

Today we have the pleasure of introducing our readers to Essex-based tattooist, PriZeMaN of Eternal Art. Ink on Ink: PriZeMaN

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International Women’s Day: Decapitating Gingerbread Men

As some of you will know today is International Women’s Day and as way of commemoration we have one of the most exciting writers in the genre today, Cate Gardner, speaking on horror. Cate puts forward an argument – rather persuasively I’d say – that it’s horror within the innocuous that hits home far harder …

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How to deal with bad reviews and learn from them

This month Simon Marshall-Jones explores bad reviews and the lessons that can be learnt. He also explains what not to do and how to tackle one-star sticklers. How to deal with a bad review and become a better writer

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Silent Voices Are Beginning To Whisper…

Silent Voices

This Is Horror award-winning author Gary McMahon cordially extends an invitation for you to join him back in the Concrete Grove, the terrifying estate where nightmares become reality. Solaris have announced that the second instalment in McMahon’s urban trilogy, Silent Voices is due to be released in the UK on 12 April. However our American …

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