In Memoriam: Dennis Etchison 1943 – 2019

Dennis Etchison - World Horror Convention 2008

Dennis Etchison (March 30, 1943 – May 28, 2019) On Tuesday May 28th, the American horror writer and editor Dennis Etchison passed away. He might not have gained the mainstream recognition of some of his contemporaries, but to his fellow writers (and to fans) Etchison was a titan of the field. A “writer’s writer”, if …

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TIH 280: Robert S. Wilson on Charitable Anthologies, Navigating Childhood Trauma, and Trigger Warnings

TIH 280 Robert S. Wilson on Charitable Anthologies, Navigating Childhood Trauma, and Trigger Warnings

In this podcast Robert S. Wilson talks about charitable anthologies, navigating childhood trauma, trigger warnings, and much more. Trigger warning! In the first half of the conversation, we talk about child abuse, paedophilia, and domestic abuse. Skip to the 27-minute mark to avoid these topics. Robert S. Wilson Robert S. Wilson is the author of …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 3 June 2019

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Welcome to Must Read Horror, where we search the internet for the best horror articles of the week so you don’t have to. Without further ado: Bloody Disgusting have your summer scares reading list mapped out for you Spoilers: The Verge discusses new movie Ma and discusses how it might have been even braver with …

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News Round-up Week Ending 31 May 2019

Pareidoilia

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Coming July from Black Shuck Books, Pareidolia, edited by James Everington and Dan Howarth Released through Black Shuck Books, Pareidolia is a new anthology of dark and surreal fiction, edited by James Everington and This is Horror alumnus Dan …

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Look Out For …Song for the Unraveling of the World by Brian Evenson

Song for the Unraveling of the World by Brian Evenson - cover

“This latest collection by Evenson will bend your mind in unanticipated directions and into the dark and shadowy areas you were warned about.” Doubt. Delusions. Paranoia. Human perception twisted to the breaking point. The unconscious is capable of powerful self-deception, accounting for our own compulsions, even if we’re unaware of it ourselves. Why we’re excited …

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TIH 279: M.R. Carey on The Girl with All the Gifts, Someone Like Me, and Writing Comics

TIH 279 M.R. Carey on The Girl with All the Gifts, Someone Like Me, and Writing Comics

In this podcast M.R. Carey talks about The Girl with All the Gifts, Someone Like Me, writing comics, and much more. M.R. Carey M. R. Carey has been making up stories for most of his life. His novel The Girl With All the Gifts was a word-of-mouth bestseller and is now a major motion picture based …

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TIH 278: Brian Kirk on Will Haunt You, Momo, and Strange Experiences

TIH 278 Brian Kirk on Will Haunt You, Momo, and Strange Experiences

In this podcast Brian Kirk talks about Will Haunt You, Momo, strange experiences, and much more. Brian Kirk Brian Kirk is an author of dark thrillers and psychological suspense. His debut novel, We Are Monsters, was nominated for a Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in a First Novel. His latest novel is Will Haunt …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 27 May 2019

10thingshorrorwriters

Welcome to Must Read Horror, where we search the internet for the best horror articles of the week so you don’t have to. Without further ado: LitReactor pick out ten things that every horror writer should read Tim Waggoner writes a blog on dealing with the tough side of being a writer Bloody Disgusting present …

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News Round-up Week Ending 24 May 2019

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … New release from author Renee Miller, Howl, out 27 June from Unnerving, now available for pre-order From Renee Miller, author of Church and Cats Like Cream, comes Howl. When three friends run out of fuel on a desolate dirt …

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Look Out For … A Penny for Your Thoughts by Robert Ford and Matt Hayward

A Penny For Your Thoughts

“A Penny for Your Thoughts is Ford and Hayward’s first collaboration and sounds like a book you’re not going to want to miss.”  Right out of prison, Joe Openshaw settles back at home with his father. He’s trying to pick up the pieces of his life, letting go of his old habits, like the habits …

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TIH 277: Brian Kirk on We Are Monsters, Psychedelics, and Coping With Anxiety

TIH 277 Brian Kirk on We Are Monsters, Psychedelics, and Coping With Anxiety

In this podcast Brian Kirk talks about We Are Monsters, psychedelics, coping with anxiety, and much more. Brian Kirk Brian Kirk is an author of dark thrillers and psychological suspense. His debut novel, We Are Monsters, was nominated for a Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in a First Novel. His latest novel is Will Haunt …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 20 May 2019

The Terror _ Season 2, Episode 2 - Photo Credit: Ed Araquel/AMC

Welcome to Must Read Horror, where we search the internet for the best horror articles of the week so you don’t have to. Without further ado: Bloody Disgusting reveal AMC’s setting for the second season of their series, The Terror Nightmare on Film Street recommend their ten favourite folk horror deities Locus Magazine features a feature …

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News Round-up Week Ending 17 May 2019

Suffer Little Children

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … New from Black Shuck Books, Penny Jones’ Suffer Little Children New from British author Penny Jones is Suffer Little Children, a mini-collection of short stories, presented as volume thirteen of Black Shuck Books’ ‘Black Shuck Shadows’ range. …

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TOD 048 Jesse Bullington: The Fiend with a Thousand Faces: Monsters as a Mirror of Humanity

In this podcast The Outer Dark presents The Fiend with a Thousand Faces: Monsters as a Mirror of Humanity, a lecture by author Jesse Bullington, also Alex Marshall and a guest at The Outer Dark Symposium 2019. This 25th Annual Adams Lecture in the Humanities was recorded live at San Diego State University (SDSU) in …

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Look Out For … The Resurrectionists by Michael Patrick Hicks

The Resurrectionists by Michael Patrick Hicks - cover

“With The Resurrectionists, Hicks combines American history and occult horror with stellar results, creating a compelling protagonist worthy of a series.” New York City, just after the American Revolution, and a new revolution of science has just begun. Anatomy students need bodies for their studies, but grave robbing is illegal. Enter the resurrectionists, stealing corpses …

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