5 Must Read Horror Articles 3 February 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. As February is Women in Horror Month, Must Read Horror will be shining a light on the must-read articles by or about women in the genre. Without further ado: Bloody Disgusting begin …

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TIH 325: Doug Murano and Michael Bailey on Miscreations, Creating Anthologies, and Targeted Advertising

TIH 325 Doug Murano and Michael Bailey on Miscreations, Creating Anthologies, and Targeted Advertising

In this podcast Miscreations anthology special, Doug Murano and Michael Bailey talk about Miscreations, creating anthologies, targeted advertising, and much more. About Doug Murano Doug Murano lives somewhere between Mount Rushmore and the mighty Missouri River. He is the Bram Stoker Award-winning editor of Behold! Oddities, Curiosities and Undefinable Wonders and the co-editor of Bram Stoker Award-nominated Gutted: Beautiful …

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News Round-up Week Ending 31 January 2020

Dragonflies Dance

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Coming 8 February from Aphotic Realm, Where Dragonflies Dance, by A. A. Medina Launching on 8 February is the new novella in the in the Claybrook Country Chronicles series, of which Siphon was the first. In this volume, …

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TOD 065 State of Black Science Fiction Encore Authors Panel

In this podcast The Outer Dark presents ‘The State of Black Science Fiction’ Encore Authors Panel, presented by Subsume Summit, moderated by Milton J. Davis and featuring Marcus Haynes, Violette L. Meier,  Kortney Watkins, and Aziza Sphinx, plus The Outer Dark Symposium 2020 news and special guest co-host Tonya Liburd.  The panel was recorded live on …

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Look Out For … Let’s Go Play at the Adams’ by Mendal W. Johnson

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“Originally released in 1974, Let’s Go Play at the Adams’ has gained a massive reputation as one of the most terrifying horror novels ever published.” They’re only kids. That’s what Barbara keeps telling herself. But now the twenty-year-old babysitter is getting a little worried. It’s just a game. She finds herself bound and gagged, the …

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Splatterpunk—Yes … There Will be Blood: Origins in Urban Decay

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1980 AD. Jimmy Carter is in the last full year of his presidency, Mount St. Helen’s awakens from her slumber, AC/DC’s singer Bon Scott drinks himself to death, the US pulls out of the Olympics in Moscow, the Rubik’s Cube frustrates millions, Iron Maiden is born and John Bonham dies, Darth Vader is Luke’s father, …

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TIH 324: T.E. Grau on I Am The River, Operation Wandering Soul, and Future Projects

TIH 324 T.E. Grau on I Am The River, Operation Wandering Soul, and Future Projects

In this podcast T.E. Grau talks about I Am The River, Operation Wandering Soul, future projects, and much more. About T.E. Grau T.E. Grau is a Shirley Jackson Award- and Bram Stoker Award-nominated author and screenwriter whose books include I Am The River (nominated for the 2018 Bram Stoker Award® for Superior Achievement in a First …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 27 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: Bloody Disgusting suggest five horror comics ripe for adaptation into movies Richard Thomas writes on ‘show, don’t tell,’ for his excellent LitReactor craft series, Storyville Cemetery Dance feature chapter …

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TIH 323: Jonathan Oliver on The Language of Beasts, Masters in Science Fiction, and Anthologies

TIH 323: Jonathan Oliver on The Language of Beasts, Masters in Science Fiction, and Anthologies

In this podcast Jonathan Oliver talks about early life lessons, publishing, reading genre fiction, and much more. About Jonathan Oliver Jonathan Oliver is the multi-award winning editor of The End of The Line, Magic, House of Fear, End of the Road, and Dangerous Games. He’s also written a couple of novels and a bunch of short …

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News Round-up Week Ending 24 January 2020

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Coming 28 April, from This is Horror creator Michael David Wilson, The Girl in the Video Released through Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing and featuring this stunning cover art by long time This is Horror affiliated artist Pye …

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Look Out For … The Town by Shaun Prescott

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“With the strange premise of towns that physically disappear, Prescott’s debut novel looks to tie social commentary with the Weird, capturing the loneliness and desperation of the lost.”  The Town. Unnamed, set in the Australian outback. Practically abandoned, desolate, with streets that follow no logic. A young writer researching the ‘middle-of-nowhere’, those depressing towns that …

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TIH 322: Jonathan Oliver on Early Life Lessons, Publishing, and Reading Genre Fiction

In this podcast Jonathan Oliver talks about early life lessons, publishing, reading genre fiction, and much more. About Jonathan Oliver Jonathan Oliver is the multi-award winning editor of The End of The Line, Magic, House of Fear, End of the Road, and Dangerous Games. He’s also written a couple of novels and a bunch of short …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 20 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: Robert Englund, A Nightmare on Elm Street‘s original Freddy Kreuger, to present True Terror, on Travel Channel Zach D’amico of Rough Cut Cinema writes a guest post for the Washington Post …

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TIH 321: Damien Angelica Walters on Advice for New Writers, Poetical Prose, and Foreshadowing

TIH 321 Damien Angelica Walters on Advice for New Writers, Poetical Prose, and Foreshadowing

In this podcast Damien Angelica Walters talks about The Dead Girls Club, Crooked Lane Books, Bookstagram and much more. About Damien Angelica Walters Damien Angelica Walters is the author of the supernatural thriller, The Dead Girls Club, about two young girls, a scary story that becomes far too real, and the tragic and terrifying consequences …

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News Round-up Week Ending 17 January 2020

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … New anthology, Lost Voices, out now from Lulu.com Lost Voices is a horror anthology of tales left by the wayside: stories recorded on abandoned VHS tapes, horrors found in lifeless towns, voices silenced by the encroaching darkness. …

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