News Round-up Week Ending 22 January 2021

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Whistling Past the Graveyard, the new novel from writer Lex Jones and Burdizzo Books, coming 29 January A hilltop cemetery where the dead just won’t stay sleeping. An ill-fated voyage to an uncharted region off the …

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Book Review: Cathedral by Dave Jeffery

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“An exciting and enthralling new world in horror fiction, from an author who only seems to be growing in confidence and talent with each installment.”   Back in 2019, when the real world was slightly less insane than it is now, Dave Jeffery introduced us to a different world, one ravaged by a mutated Meningitis …

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Look Out For … The Lost Village by Camilla Sten

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“Past and present collide as an obsessed documentary filmmaker learns the more she digs for the truth, the more the truth comes hunting for her.” Ever since she was a little girl, Alice Lindstedt has had an obsession with “The Lost Village”. In 1959, her grandmother’s family disappeared in this old mining town. Now Alice …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 18 January 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: Sublime Horror review new non-fiction book, Masks in Horror Cinema: Eyes Without Faces George Daniel Lea writes for The Ginger Nuts of Horror on assumed definitions in genre fiction …

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News Round-up Week Ending 15 January 2021

Shadow Fabric Box

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … New from writer Mark Cassell and available for a limited time for only 99p/99c in eBook format, Fabric, the dark fantasy box-set is out now A 4-book box set containing supernatural and paranormal tales of varying …

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TOD 090 Quarantine Readings: Linda Addison and Marc Laidlaw

In our first podcast of 2021 The Outer Dark presents Quarantine Readings by Linda D. Addison and Marc Laidlaw. The interviews were recorded on Wed. Jan. 6 and Thurs, Jan. 7, 2021.  Show Notes The Outer Dark Quarantine Reading series kicks off 2021 with  Linda D. Addison and Marc Laidlaw. (0:42:52). Linda reads the poem …

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Look Out For … In That Endlessness, Our End by Gemma Files

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“With her latest collection, Files presents us with her most recent stories, diving into the deep end of desolation and the cold wasteland of existential dread.” A cloudy antique bottle, open to wish your rages inside. A king who preys on his bloodline while his long dead remains smolder for centuries. The Airbnb that eats …

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Book Review: The Other Side: A Horror Anthology edited by Daniel Willcocks

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“An eclectic mix of storytelling styles and different approaches to deliver a broad mix of tales.”   It is a question that has consumed humanity for as long as we have walked upon the Earth; what happens to us when we die? Every civilisation and religion have offered their own possible answer as gospel, whether …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 11 January 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 back at the Fallout series’ post-nuclear monstrosities Night Worms feature a guest post by Ronald Kelly on the changes to prose mechanics over the past forty-five years Horrified …

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News Round-up Week Ending 8 January 2021

H is for Hell

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … H is for Hell, the latest release in Red Cape Publishing’s A – Z of Horror anthology series, coming 13 January H is for Hell, the eighth book in an epic series of twenty-six horror anthologies. …

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Look Out For … Shelter for the Damned by Mike Thorn

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“With this short novel, Thorn tackles unknown sentient horrors, teenage rage, violence, and toxic masculinity in a stunning and intimate debut.” Alienated from his parents and peers, Mark is a troubled teenager looking for a way to escape all the pressure. With two of his friends, Mark discovers a strange shack in a suburban field, …

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TIH 382: Jeff Strand on Autumn Bleeds into Winter, Self Promotion, and Publishing

TIH 382 Jeff Strand on Autumn Bleeds into Winter, Self Promotion, and Publishing

In this podcast Jeff Strand talks about Autumn Bleeds into Winter, self-promotion, publishing, and much more. About Jeff Strand Jeff Strand is the four-time Bram Stoker Award-nominated author of 50+ books, including Blister, A Bad Day For Voodoo, and Wolf Hunt. Cemetery Dance magazine said, “No author working today comes close to Jeff Strand’s perfect mixture of …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 4 January 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: Dread Central explain how horror saved the diabolical year that was 2020 Horror DNA feature reviewer Tony Jones’ top novels of the year Horrified Magazine report on some real …

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News Round-up Week Ending 1 January 2021

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Fanged Dandelion, the new poetry collection from Eric LaRocca, out now from Demain Publishing Following his debut novella, , Eric LaRocca returns with this poetry collection, Fanged Dandelion, from Demain Publishing. A dark and deeply wounding portrait …

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TIH 381: Jeff Strand on Andrew Mayhem, Getting into Genre, and Comedic Writing

TIH 381 Jeff Strand on Andrew Mayhem, Getting into Genre, and Comedic Writing

In this podcast Jeff Strand talks about the Andrew Mayhem series, getting into genre, comedic writing, and much more. About Jeff Strand Jeff Strand is the four-time Bram Stoker Award-nominated author of 50+ books, including Blister, A Bad Day For Voodoo, and Wolf Hunt. Cemetery Dance magazine said, “No author working today comes close to …

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