Look Out For … Ring Shout by P. Djèlí Clark

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“With his latest novella, Clark takes a page from our darkest history, cranks it up to Hell on Earth, and maintains a great sense of relevancy of the world we live in now.”  It’s 1915. The film The Birth of a Nation has cast its deadly spell over America. The Klan’s ranks swell from the darkest …

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Book Review: The Only Good Indians by Stephen Graham Jones

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“… Jones has delivered a masterpiece that will appeal to both die-hard horror fans and fans of exceptional dramatic writing.”   To list every book written by Stephen Graham Jones—or, indeed, every award win and nomination—would take far more space and time normally reserved for our book reviews, never mind the biographical section at the …

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TIH 364: Mackenzie Kiera on Ladies of the Fright, Beta Reading, and Writing Professionally

TIH 364 Mackenzie Kiera on Ladies of the Fright, Beta Reading, and Writing Professionally

In this podcast Mackenzie Kiera talks about Ladies of the Fright, beta reading, writing professionally, and much more. About Mackenzie Kiera Mackenzie Kiera is the author of All You Need is Love and a Strong Electric Current as well as 30+ articles, essays, and short stories. She has been a contributing author for Gamut Magazine and The …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 31 August 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 dig deep into the incomprehensible horror of Dead Space Kealan Patrick Burke talks about writing in the ‘panic room’ for the Night Worms blog Dead Head Reviews …

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TIH 363: Mackenzie Kiera on All You Need is Love and a Strong Electric Current, Slasher Movies, and Childhood Memories

TIH 363 Mackenzie Kiera on All You Need is Love and a Strong Electric Current, Slasher Movies, and Childhood Memories

In this podcast Mackenzie Kiera talks about All You Need is Love and a Strong Electric Current, slasher movies, childhood memories, and much more. About Mackenzie Kiera Mackenzie Kiera is the author of All You Need is Love and a Strong Electric Current as well as 30+ articles, essays, and short stories. She has been a …

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News Round-up Week Ending 28 August 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 from C. S. Alleyne and Crystal Lake Publishing, Belle Vue, out now History student Alex Palmer is thrilled when his girlfriend, Claire Ryan, buys an apartment in Belle Vue Manor, formerly a Victorian lunatic asylum. But …

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TOD 080 The Outer Dark Symposium 2020, Part 1: Nightscape Press Readings: Carrie Laben, Fiona Maeve Geist, Zin E. Rocklyn, Brooke Warra

In this podcast, The Outer Dark Virtual Symposium 2020 kicks off with the Nightscape Press Readings Block featuring authors Carrie Laben, Fiona Maeve Geist, teri.zin, and Brooke Warra, and hosted by Robert S. Wilson and Jennifer Wilson, who also introduce this episode. The readings took place on Friday August 14, 2020, and the intro was …

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Look Out For … The Loop by Jeremy Robert Johnson

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“With The Loop, Johnson pumps up the crazy, with a pulse-pounding science-gone-mad horror novel only he could envision.” Turner Falls is nestled in the western Oregon hills. It’s the kind of place you want to escape to for a nice vacation. When an unexplainable outbreak occurs, Turner Falls becomes the center of chaos. Several of …

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Book Review: The Apocalypse Strain by Jason Parent

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“The strength lies in the action and pacing more than relatable characters or a complex, hard-hitting story, but that is not necessarily a bad thing. And no mean feat, either.”   When Jason Parent wowed us with his collection Wrathbone and Other Stories (Red Room Press, 2016) in November of 2016, he had published a …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 24 August 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 have writing advice on writing for you and not just for publication Bloody Disgusting dig deep into Wes Craven’s underappreciated Red Eye at fifteen years old Tor Nightfire pick …

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News Round-up Week Ending 21 August 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 from authors Ken MacGregor and Kerry Lipp, Headcase, a serialised novel Johnny Headcase, Katya, Lydia and Gavin join forces to take down King City’s Master Vampire and his horde of vampires, demons, trolls and other monsters …

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TIH 362: This Is Horror Awards 2019

TIH 362 This Is Horror Awards 2019

In this podcast we announce and speak with the winners of the This Is Horror Awards 2019. Show notes Click the timestamps to jump straight to the audio. Thanks for Listening! Help out the show: Support This Is Horror on Patreon Listen to This Is Horror Podcast on iTunes Listen to This Is Horror Podcast …

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Look Out For … Standalone by Paul Michael Anderson

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“With Anderson’s Standalone,  he flips the tables with a gory slasher tale while never straying from his roots with the emotional and gut-wrenching horror he’s known for.” Monsters. Killers. Evil. Through derelict hospitals, forgotten schools, broken down houses, and summer camps, they hunt, seeking those foolish enough to visit those places. They leave terror, carnage, …

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Book Review: Survivor Song by Paul Tremblay

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“An incredibly moving story of friendship in the darkest of times by an author who knows how to excavate our deepest fears, and utilise them to thrill and entertain.”   If you love horror fiction, then you at least know the name Paul Tremblay, even if you haven’t read his work yet. He has published …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 17 August 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: Crime Reads select ten outstanding folk horror novels in this guest post by writer Jo Furniss Bloody Disgusting begin their ‘Phantom Limbs’ series looking at a canned sequel to Hellraiser: …

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