Look Out For … The Seven Visitations of Sydney Burgess by Andy Marino

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“With his first horror novel for adults, Marino delivers a chilling story of a woman forced to relive the traumas of her past as a darkness possesses her soul.” Sydney’s worked hard rebuilding her life. She has a great job, a house with good furniture, and a loving boyfriend who accepts her and her son …

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TIH 410: Hailey Piper on Queen of Teeth, Post-Pandemic Horror Writing, and Unfortunate Elements of My Anatomy

TIH 410 Hailey Piper on Queen of Teeth, Post Pandemic Horror Writing, and Unfortunate Elements of My Anatomy

In this podcast Hailey Piper talks about Queen of Teeth, Unfortunate Elements of My Anatomy, post-pandemic horror writing, and much more.  About Hailey Piper Hailey Piper is the author of horror books The Worm and His Kings, Queen of Teeth, Unfortunate Elements of My Anatomy, Benny Rose, the Cannibal King, and The Possession of Natalie …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 30 August 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: Tor Nightfire explain how monster children in horror show us how to live with darkness Bloody Disgusting consider the urban myths behind Candyman LitReactor offer advice on not taking …

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TIH 409: Hailey Piper on The Possession of Natalie Glasgow, Benny Rose, the Cannibal King, and Making Horror Gay AF

TIH 409 Hailey Piper on The Possession of Natalie Glasgow, Benny Rose, the Cannibal King, and Making Horror Gay AF

In this podcast Hailey Piper talks about The Possession of Natalie Glasgow, Benny Rose, the Cannibal King, making horror gay as fuck, and much more.  About Hailey Piper Hailey Piper is the author of horror books The Worm and His Kings, Queen of Teeth, Unfortunate Elements of My Anatomy, Benny Rose, the Cannibal King, and …

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News Round-up Week Ending 27 August 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 today from Luke Kondor and Bizarro Pulp Press, The Run Fantastic At 5:45 am, Ampersand Jones develops a brain aneurysm and dies in his sleep. He then gets up and goes for a run. With his …

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Look Out For … Nightmare Yearnings: Stories by Eric Raglin

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“With his first collection, Raglin isn’t afraid to get strange and weird, pulling out all the stops with sixteen tales of horror.” A widow is haunted by a weird flock of extinct birds. Mothman ruins a couple’s idyllic rural paradise with prophecies of doom. A thrill-seeker grows obsessed with a language learned during near death …

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Meet the Writer Interview: Catherine McCarthy

From deep within the wild Welsh countryside, Catherine McCarthy spins dark yarns that deliver a sting in the tail. She is the author of the collections Door and other twisted tales, Mists and Megaliths, and also the novella, Immortelle (published by Off Limits Press July 2021): a Gothic tale of grief and revenge, set on …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 23 August 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: Tor Nightfire feature an article on the intertwining of horror and metal starting with Birmingham’s Black Sabbath Horrified Magazine take a look back at An American Werewolf In London …

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TIH 408: Kev Harrison on Below, Fear of Horses, and The Importance of Travel

TIH 408 Kev Harrison on Below, Fear of Horses, and The Importance of Travel

In this podcast Kev Harrison talks about Below, his fear of horses, the importance of travel, and much more.  About Kev Harrison Kev Harrison is a writer of dark fiction and English language teacher from England, living and working in Lisbon, Portugal. He is the author of the novellas The Balance and Below and the short story collection Paths …

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News Round-up Week Ending 20 August 2021

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Coming 27 August from Crystal Lake Publishing and editors Aaron J. French and Jess Landry, There Is No Death, There Are No Dead First appearing in the late 1800s, spiritualism became a religious movement that swept the …

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Look Out For … The Strange Thing We Become and Other Dark Tales by Eric LaRocca

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“With this collection, LaRocca showcases his flair for combining twisted characters with tragic stories that capture the turmoil of the human condition.” Eight dark tales. Twisted love. Tragic revelations. Explore the shadow side of love. From the mind of Eric LaRocca. Why we’re excited about this book: Within just a short amount of time, Eric …

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Book Review: The Derelict by Neil Williams

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“… unfolds at the perfect pace with not a wasted scene. He mounts the dread perfectly, filling the pages with atmosphere, with a fully-realised, dark world.” There are some story settings which seem to come pre-loaded with atmosphere. Post-apocalyptic worlds, for example. Or ice- and snow-locked stories. Then there are ocean-going tales, which, when done …

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Book Review: Near the Bone by Christina Henry

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“Henry shows a deep imagination, and an ability to sustain terror, even if that’s mainly of the human variety.”   Christina Henry is a name which will be familiar to many who read dark, fantastical books. For a number of years, she has carved out a career reinventing and reimaging classic works of fantasy. Peter …

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TIH 407: Kev Harrison on The Balance, Moving Abroad, and Writing Lessons

TIH 407: Kev Harrison on The Balance, Moving Abroad, and Writing Lessons

In this podcast Kev Harrison talks about The Balance, moving abroad, writing lessons, and much more. About Kev Harrison Kev Harrison is a writer of dark fiction and English language teacher from England, living and working in Lisbon, Portugal. He is the author of the novellas The Balance and Below and the short story collection Paths Best Left Untrodden. …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 16 August 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: Fangoria looks back at Session 9, twenty years on with director Brad Anderson and co-writer Steve Gevedon LitReactor explains how to live a decade as a full time writer no-one …

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