TIH 318: Mary SanGiovanni on Cosmic Horror, Life Lessons, and Human Kindness

In this podcast Mary SanGiovanni talks about cosmic horror, life lessons, human kindness, and much more. About Mary SanGiovanni Mary SanGiovanni is an award-winning American horror and thriller writer of over a dozen novels, including The Hollower trilogy, Thrall, Chaos, The Kathy Ryan series, and others, as well as numerous novellas, short stories and non-fiction. …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 6 January 2020

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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: Max Booth III writes for LitReactor on the horror books we should all be excited about in 2020 Screen Rant select ten contemporary horror directors whose work is a …

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News Round-up Week Ending 3 January 2020

Stitches and Threads

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … New collection, Stitches & Threads, from writer Mark Cassell and Herbs House, available now Released 21 December from Herb House comes Stitches & Threads, a new collection of short horror stories from Mark Cassell, author of The Shadow Fabric. …

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TOD 063 Dark Matters: Weird Fiction from the African Diaspora and Chesya Burke Reading from NecronomiCon 2019

In this podcast The Outer Dark presents a reading by Chesya Burke and ‘Dark Matters: Weird Fiction from the African Diaspora’ Panel at NecronomiCon 2019 moderated by Errick Nunnally and featuring  Chesya Burke, Craig Laurance Gidney, Victor LaValle, Hysop Mulero,  and teri.zin, plus News from The Weird with Justin Steele. The panel was recorded live …

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Look Out For … Pine by Francine Toon

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“With hints of mythology and the bleak rural setting, this haunting Gothic thriller is perfect for the winter season.” Ten-year old Lauren lives with her father Niall, both along in the Scottish Highlands, their village surrounded by a pine forest. Her mother has been missing for around ten years, and recent strange events are mounting. …

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TIH 317: Matthew M. Bartlett on Overcoming Struggles, Collaborative Writing, and Universal Monsters

TIH 317 Matthew M. Bartlett on Overcoming Struggles, Collaborative Writing, and Universal Monsters

In this podcast Matthew M. Bartlett talks about overcoming struggles, collaborative writing, universal monsters, and much more. About Matthew M. Bartlett Matthew M. Bartlett is the author of Gateways to Abomination, Creeping Waves, The Stay Awake Men, and many other tales of terror. Show notes [03:35] Robert S. Wilson, via Patreon, asks about forthcoming works …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 30 December 2019

Christmas Carol

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: Flame Tree Press on just why the Christmas season is so perfect for tales of terror Bloody Disgusting pick out one Christmas horror movie you may have missed, but …

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News Round-up Week Ending 27 December 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 from Gregory Bastianelli and Flame Tree Press, Snowball, available for pre-order now From author Gregory Bastianelli (Loonies) comes Snowball, a tale of Christmas terror. A group of motorists become stranded on a lonely stretch of highway during …

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Look Out For … As Summer’s Mask Slips and Other Disruptions by Gordon B White

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“These fifteen strange tales, collected together here for the first time, are the perfect gateway into White’s horror fiction.”  An old woman and a young boy who live in a subterranean house face strange singing worms. A Black Cotillion coming out party for a genderfluid witch in the South. A spirit gets revenge with possession …

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TIH 316: Matthew M. Bartlett on WXXT Leeds, The Stay Awake Men, and Self Publishing

TIH 316 Matthew M. Bartlett on WXXT Leeds, The Stay Awake Men, and Self-Publishing

In this podcast Matthew M. Bartlett talks about WXXT Leeds, The Stay Awake Men, self-publishing, and much more. About Matthew M. Bartlett Matthew M. Bartlett is the author of Gateways to Abomination, Creeping Waves, The Stay Awake Men, and many other tales of terror. Show notes [03:40] Life lessons growing up [12:35] First experiences with …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 23 December 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 recommend the ten best horror films from 2019 that you might have missed Mason Morgan writes a guest post over at Ink Heist, talking frankly about mental …

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News Round-up Week Ending 20 December 2019

Configuration discordant

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … New from writer John Baltisberger and Things in the Well, The Configuration Discordant, a collection of dark poetry With an introduction by Angela Yuriko Smith (The Bitter Suites), John Baltisberger’s debut poetry collection, The Configuration Discordant, is the …

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Look Out For … True Crime by Samantha Kolesnik

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“Early buzz on Kolesnik’s debut novel True Crime compares her visceral, hard-hitting writing style with some of the best in the horror genre, with a story that packs a twisted and gruesome punch.” Suzy lives with her abusive mother, along with her brother Lim. They live in a dark town where the stars never shine. …

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TIH 315: Daniel Braum on The Serpent’s Shadow, Clarion Writers’ Workshop, and Night Time Logic

TIH 315 Daniel Braum on The Serpent’s Shadow, Clarion Writers’ Workshop, and Night Time Logic

In this podcast Daniel Braum talks about The Serpent’s Shadow, Clarion Writers’ Workshop, Night Time Logic, and much more. About Daniel Braum Daniel Braum’s fiction has been classified as fantasy, science fiction, and horror but he prefers the good old fashioned term of just ‘fiction’, which when he was growing up simply meant a story where …

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This Is Horror Awards 2019: Public Nominations Are Open

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The public nominations are now open for the ninth annual This Is Horror Awards. This year we’ve retained all the categories from last year and added one more, ‘Cover Art of the year’. Here are the categories: Novel of the Year Novella of the Year Short Story Collection of the Year Anthology of the Year …

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