Book Review: Leytonstone by Stephen Volk

“Leytonstone is another triumph.” For many readers, Stephen Volk’s Whitstable was one of the books of 2013, a gripping, affectionate and moving portrayal of Peter Cushing’s twilight years. Now Volk has written a spiritual sequel in Leytonstone, a novella about the early life of Alfred Hitchcock. If you’re reading this review simply to find out …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 9 February 2015

Welcome to Must Read Horror. The internet has been scoured once again for the week’s best horror articles, and the results are in: “How I Got A Job Working The Night Shift” by Brian Keene The Holocaust That Never Happened Women in Horror Month: Debra Hill, the Mother of “HALLOWEEN” Nightmares in the Horror Aisle: …

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Get our books free with Kindle Unlimited – one day left to pick up Chalk by Pat Cadigan

As you may know all of the This Is Horror titles available on Amazon Kindle can be obtained for free via Kindle Unlimited. However, we add This Is Horror like to experiment so we’re going to be taking the titles off Kindle Unlimited on the following dates: Chalk by Pat Cadigan – 10 February 2015 …

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News Round-up Week Ending 6 February

Year’s Best Weird Fiction – Volume 2 The table of contents and cover art for Year’s Best Weird Fiction, Vol. 2 has been released. Guest editor, Kathe Koja and series editor, Michael Kelly, have announced the table of contents for volume 2 of the anthology. The compilation will include works from authors who have written for …

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Book Review: Disorders of Magnitude by Jason V Brock

“Marvellous interviews – well worth a look” Rowman and Littlefield, publishers of high class academic texts at even higher prices, have added a new title to their Studies in Supernatural Literature series. Previous volumes have dealt with specific authors such as Ramsey Campbell, Lord Dunsany and H P Lovecraft. Disorders of Magnitude (that’s a great …

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The Cutting Room: The Walking Dead (Season Five: Part 2)

The Walking Dead (Season Five: Part 2) Rick Grimes and his band of not so merry men and women continue to fight for survival in a post zombie apocalyptic world. Things recently took a turn for the worse, and it doesn’t look like they’re getting better any time soon as season five of The Walking …

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TIH 029: Stephen Graham Jones on Writing Fiction, Dialogue and Personal Development

In this podcast Stephen Graham Jones talks about dialogue, what to and what not to do when writing, creating vs editing mode, daily habits and how fitness helps facilitate the creative process. You can listen to Stephen Graham Jones’ short story ‘Thirteen’ in Episode 28. Listen to our first podcast interview with Stephen Graham Jones …

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Terror Tots: The Children (1980)

Ah, Troma. Most recognised as purveyors of some of the cheapest, most insane guerrilla filmmaking within the genre and home to classics such as The Toxic Avenger and Sgt. Kabukiman N.Y.P.D., it’s often surprising to find them behind distribution of the odd serious horror flick. One such film is Max Kalmanowicz’s 1980 nuclear-horror The Children. …

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Look Out For… Trigger Warning by Neil Gaiman and The Hallow by Keith Deininger

Look Out For… Trigger Warning by Neil Gaiman “Combines childlike wonder with an adult’s understanding that all our stories end finally end with darkness.” In this new volume, Neil Gaiman pierces the veil of reality to reveal the enigmatic, shadowy world that lies beneath. Trigger Warning includes previously published pieces of short fiction-stories, verse, and …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 2 February 2015

Welcome to Must Read Horror. The internet has been scoured once again for the week’s best horror articles, and the results are in: Weekly 5: Five Things to Read Before The Scarlet Gospels Horror and the Sad Reality of Gender Discrimination The 15 Best Japanese Horror Movies of All Time Silent Hills vs The Evil …

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