5 Must Read Horror Articles 12 July 2021

Halloween Kills

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 into the forthcoming Halloween Kills and its ties to Celtic folklore Kendall Reviews look at the excitement and difficulty of shared world anthology A Silent Dystopia Crime Reads feature …

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News Round-up Week Ending 9 July 2021

Where All Is Night

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Released today through Trepidatio Publishing, Where All Is Night, And Starless, a new collection by John Linwood Grant Where All is Night, and Starless collects seventeen unsettling stories of our fears and weaknesses, and of our often …

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Look Out For … Chasing the Boogeyman by Richard Chizmar

Chasing the Boogeyman

“With his latest, Chizmar himself is the main character, presenting us with a horrifying true-crime story you won’t want to read in the dark.” Summer 1988, Maryland. The mutilated bodies of several missing girls have been found. Evidence suggests to police they’re dealing with a serial killer, but soon rumors spread that the stalker might …

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Meet the Writer Interview: S.L. Edwards

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S. L. Edwards is a Texan who travels the world. He enjoys dark poetry, dark fiction and even darker beer. His second collection The Death of An Author is available from Journalstone Publishing, and his debut novel, In the Devil’s Cradle will be released in April 2022 from Word Horde. What first attracted you to horror writing? I blame …

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Book Review: I Would Haunt You If I Could by Sean Padraic Birnie

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“Quietly emotional, offbeat, and subtly disturbing, I Would Haunt You If I Could should stand proud amongst the best of quiet, literary horror, while carving out its own, unique space.”   It’s always a cause for celebration when premier Canadian independent press, Undertow Publications, releases a new book. Many times, This is Horror has praised …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 5 July 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: Crime Reads explain why the suburbs are so very frightening Writer C. C. Adams takes up his shift in the Kendall Reviews graveyard Hellhound Magazine list ten queer horror …

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News Round-up Week Ending 2 July 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 20 July from Bram Stoker Award-nominated author Ross Jeffery and Cemetery Gates Media, Only the Stains Remain Only The Stains Remain is the haunting story of Jude and Kyle, two brothers whose lives are destroyed when, following …

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TIH 401: Craig Clevenger on The Contortionist’s Handbook, Writing Dialogue, and Dermaphoria

TIH 401: Craig Clevenger on The Contortionist’s Handbook, Writing Dialogue, and Dermaphoria

In this podcast Craig Clevenger talks about The Contortionist’s Handbook, writing dialogue, Dermaphoria, and much more.  About Craig Clevenger Craig Clevenger is an American author of contemporary fiction. Born 1964 in Dallas, Texas, he grew up in Southern California where he studied English at California State University, Long Beach. He is the author of two …

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Look Out For … The Book of Accidents by Chuck Wendig

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“With his latest, Wendig presents us with a family returning home, facing the horrors that stayed behind while wrestling with those familiar fears that haunt us all.” A long time ago, Nathan was tormented by his abusive father in their house in the country. He’s never told anyone what happened. A long time ago, while …

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Book Review: Matryoshka by Penny Jones

Matryoshka by Penny Jones

“ This novella is adept at putting the reader into the mind of someone who may or may not be suffering from some kind of schizophrenia. It manages to successfully treat mental health and illness with deep sympathy, yet also craft an affecting horror story.” One of the greatest boons to the horror genre was …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 28 June 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: Bloody Disgusting analyse the perpetual relevance of Invasion of the Body Snatchers Divination Hollow Reviews have a writing advice column from Weird Fiction author Cat Voleur as part of …

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News Round-up Week Ending 25 June 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 7 July from Demain Publishing, The Samaritan, the third instalment in the A Quiet Apocalypse series by Dave Jeffery The disease known as ‘MNG-U’ has staked its claim on humanity and ended the world. Those who survive have …

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Look Out For … Angel’s Inferno by William Hjortsberg

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“Now, after over forty years, Harry Angel’s tale continues, and we see a different side of the private investigator as he tries to fool the devil again.” P.I. Harry Angel is in one helluva mess. Police have him handcuffed in his office, along with a corpse, accused of the violent murders of three people. But …

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Book Review: Whisper Down the Lane by Clay McLeod Chapman

Whisper Down the Lane by Clay McLeod Chapman

“The intent of the author seems fully to deliver a story that’s both subtle, literary thriller and dark, psychological horror. To walk a line that straddles different genres without losing what makes each one powerful.”   Currently, one of the most hotly debated topics in the genre is what exactly constitutes horror. There are many …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 21 June 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: Bloody Disgusting look at a the underrated Books of Blood adaptation, Dread Jay Wilburn writes for LitReactor on Mary SanGiovanni, monsters and cosmic horror The Lineup choose eight books …

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