Look Out For … The Pack by David Fisher

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“Animals Attack horror was huge in the 70’s, and Fisher’s The Pack hit that nerve in spectacularly gruesome fashion.” Man’s best friend. During the Summer on the island, they played with your children, ran on the beaches, fetched the sticks you tossed to them. But now Summer is over, the tourists have gone, and Winter …

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Book Review: The Dregs Trilogy by Chris Kelso

The Dregs Trilogy by Chris Kelso

“[Kelso] weaves threads of each individual character, their complex histories, the overarching nightmarish theme of Ultra-Realism and the horror of being human together to create a bleak work of nihilistic art.” Chris Kelso is a chameleon, literarily speaking. The young Scot has written fiction with wide-ranging genre tags, from bizarro to science fiction, horror to …

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TIH 335: Adam Nevill on The Reddening, Extreme Horror Influences, and Real Life Folk Horror

TIH 335: Adam Nevill on The Reddening, Extreme Horror Influences, and Real Life Folk Horror

In this podcast Adam Nevill talks about The Reddening, extreme horror, real life folk horror, and much more. About Adam Nevill Adam L.G. Nevill is the author of the horror novels: Banquet for the Damned, Apartment 16, The Ritual, Last Days, House of Small Shadows, No One Gets Out Alive, Lost Girl, and Under a …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 9 March 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: LitReactor offer up a plan to keep the momentum from Women in Horror Month going all year round Mild SPOILERS: Bloody Disgusting look at gaslighting and how horror avoids …

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News Round-up Week Ending 6 March 2020

Savage Mountain

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … New from Grindhouse Press and author John Quick, Savage Mountain, out now Ami and her friends just want to do a little white-water rafting in the Smoky Mountains. When her jealous boyfriend decides to try and make …

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Look Out For … The Fourth Whore by EV Knight

The Fourth Whore by EV Knight - cover

“With her debut novel, Knight conjures Lilith in all her fury, unleashed to have her bloody revenge.” When Kenzi Brooks was seven years old, she watched The Scribble Man collect her brother’s soul after a terrible accident. He even gave Kenzi a present, a lucky rabbit’s foot. Now twenty-three, Kenzi doesn’t believe in The Scribble …

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TIH 334: Adam Nevill on Early Novels, Amazon, and The Publishing Industry

TIH 334 Adam Nevill on Early Novels, Amazon, and The Publishing Industry

In this podcast Adam Nevill talks about his first ten novels, how Amazon may have saved horror, and the publishing industry. About Adam Nevill Adam L.G. Nevill is the author of the horror novels: Banquet for the Damned, Apartment 16, The Ritual, Last Days, House of Small Shadows, No One Gets Out Alive, Lost Girl, …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 2 March 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: Morbidly Beautiful look back at cult classic werewolf movie, Ginger Snaps, and its lasting effects on feminist horror Bloody Disgusting tell us which five Universal classic horrors are underseen and …

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TIH 333: Christopher Golden on Pre-release Nerves, Writing Routine, and Toughest Times in Career

TIH 333 Christopher Golden on Pre-release Nerves, Writing Routine, and Toughest Times in Career

In this podcast Christopher Golden talks about pre-release nerves, his writing routine, the toughest times in his writing career, and much more. About Christopher Golden Christopher Golden is the award-winning, bestselling author of such novels as The Myth Hunters, Wildwood Road, The Boys Are Back in Town, The Ferryman, Strangewood, Of Saints and Shadows, and …

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News Round-up Week Ending 28 February 2020

Blood Red Sky

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Blood Red Sky, from writer Paul Kane and Silver Shamrock Publishing, coming 10 March The world has changed. Ever since the night that sky, the blood red sky, appeared, and the adults were wiped out by …

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TOD 066 Helen Marshall: Migrating Towards a Weird Future

In this podcast Anya Martin interviews Helen Marshall about her novel The Migration, plus Archival Episode A26 Helen Marshall: Lessons in the Raising of the Monsters in the Basement, Gwendolyn Kiste on Women in Horror Month, and The Outer Dark Symposium 2020 Update. The new interview was recorded on February 12, 2020,  A26 first aired …

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Look Out For … The Return by Rachel Harrison

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“With The Return, her debut novel, Harrison’s story aims to give readers a creepy, sinister, weekend reunion party from Hell.” Elise is the only one who ever believed Julie would come back. Missing for two years, Elise never gave up hope. She knew her best friend would return. And then, two years to the day, …

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TIH 332: Christopher Golden on Of Saints and Shadows, Collaborative Writing, and Breaking Insomnia

TIH 332 Christopher Golden on Of Saints and Shadows, Collaborative Writing, and Breaking Insomnia

In this podcast Christopher Golden talks about Of Saints and Shadows, collaborative writing, breaking the insomnia cycle, and much more. About Christopher Golden Christopher Golden is the award-winning, bestselling author of such novels as The Myth Hunters, Wildwood Road, The Boys Are Back in Town, The Ferryman, Strangewood, Of Saints and Shadows, and (with Tim …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 24 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.  Without further ado: Bloody Disgusting recommend ten horror films directed by women that you may not have seen Writer and editor Tabatha Wood writes a love letter to Alien’s Ellen Ripley on …

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TIH 331: Kelly Dunn on Famous Monsters of Filmland, Professional Horror Writing, and Teaching Communications

TIH 331 Kelly Dunn on Famous Monsters of Filmland, Professional Horror Writing, and Teaching Communications

In this podcast Kelly Dunn talks about Famous Monsters of Filmland, professional horror writing, teaching communications, and much more. About Kelly Dunn Kelly Dunn is a freelance journalist, short-story writer, and novelist. Her short fiction has appeared in the Bram Stoker award-winning horror anthology After Death, the zombie anthology The Dead That Walk, and the Clive Barker-inspired anthology …

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