Book Review: To Drown in Dark Water by Steve Toase

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“There are enough ideas in each story to fill dozens of novels, but the most impressive aspect is each one feels complete and whole, rather than a snippet or fragment.”   Here at This is Horror, we’re always excited when Undertow Publications release a new book. Always beautifully put together, from cover to contents, the …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 11 October 2021

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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: Writer Gabino Iglesias tells Tor Nightfire why he believes in ghosts and how to tell ghost stories The Ginger Nuts of Horror pick out nine new young adult releases …

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News Round-up Week Ending 8 October 2021

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Available now from Otranto House and writer Yolanda Sfetsos, Wall of Dolls For generations, the women of the Lucas family have lived in the small town of Whenall, Massachusetts, at Raven House. They make dolls that they …

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TOD 101 Body Shocks: Extreme Tales of Body Horror Featuring Ellen Datlow, Cody Goodfellow, Cassandra Khaw, Brian Evenson, Gemma Files

This podcast features an interview with editor Ellen Datlow and readings by Cody Goodfellow, Cassandra Khaw, Brian Evenson, and Gemma Files from Body Shocks: Extreme Tales of Body Horror (Tachyon Publications, October 2021) . This episode was recorded between August 25-30, 2021. Show Notes In our first episode after a summer podcast break, Anya Martin interviews …

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Look Out For … Don’t Push the Button by John Skipp

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“With his new collection, Skipp is at his disturbing, passionate, and often hilarious best, giving us his all with deeply personal and illuminating stories, screenplays, and essays.” All of us know horror. Every single day, they shove it in our faces. Try to negotiate the nightmares all you want, total destruction is simply a push …

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TIH 414: Catherynne M. Valente on Space Opera, Peaks Island, and Musical Performances

TIH 414 Catherynne M. Valente on Space Opera, Peaks Island, and Musical Performances

In this podcast Catherynne M. Valente talks about Space Opera, Peaks Island, musical performances, and much more. About Catherynne M. Valente Catherynne M. Valente is the New York Times bestselling author of over two dozen works of fiction and poetry, including Palimpsest, the Orphan’s Tales series, Deathless, Radiance, and the crowdfunded phenomenon The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 4 October 2021

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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: Writer Catriona Ward explains to Crime Reads why she writes monsters Tor Nightfire continue their series on horror and metal music with a look at The Misfits The Ginger …

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News Round-up Week Ending 1 October 2021

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Out now from editor Kevin Lucia and Cemetery Gates Media, Liminal Spaces: An Anthology of Dark Speculative Fiction Liminal Spaces is a quiet horror anthology from Cemetery Gates Media featuring more than a dozen stories from well-known …

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Look Out For … The Restoration by J.H. Moncrieff

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“With her latest novel, Moncrieff presents the story of a woman and her young daughter as they attempt to restore a sinister manor house that refuses to let them escape.” The perfect opportunity. At least, that’s what Terri Foxworth originally thought. Hired to restore a decrepit manor house, Terri just knew she had hit the …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 27 September 2021

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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: LitReactor talk to legendary editor Ellen Datlow on curating horror Nightmare Magazine runs a feature article digging into the booming industry for true crime as content Horrified Magazine take …

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