Review: Rough Music by Simon Kurt Unsworth

Rough Music by Simon Kurt Unsworth is the latest offering from renowned small press Spectral Press. Rough Music is Spectral’s first release of 2012 and effortlessly maintains the high standards set since its inception. Rough Music by Simon Kurt Unsworth

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Meet The Writer: James Brogden

What first attracted you to horror writing? An 80s childhood in rural Tasmania effectively forced me to develop an imaginary world to escape into or go insane. My parents got me into fantasy and science fiction early on – from Dad, The Lord of the Rings, from Mum, the books of John Wyndham – but …

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Snowtown (2011)

Between August 1992 and May 1999, eleven people were murdered by John Justin Bunting and his accomplices in Southern Australia (a twelfth charge was dropped due to lack of evidence). The bodies were found stored inside barrels of acid located in a former bank building in Snowtown, South Australia on 20 May 1999. Four people, …

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Ink on Ink: Wayne Simmons

The most-decorated man in horror, Wayne Simmons, talks us through his tattoos in our latest instalment of Ink on Ink. Wayne Simmons Interview

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The value of literary agents

Shaun Hutson gives his no BS take on the importance of literary agents. Does an author need an agent?

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Demons Descend Up North

Demons

Thursday 29 March sees Manchester invaded by flesh eating demons. Grimm Up North will be screening a double bill of both 1980s Demon films at The Dancehouse in Manchester. Laden with floor to ceiling gore and X-rated shocks, Demons was the brainchild of Lamberto Bava and Dario Argento and battered audiences into submission over twenty …

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Flash Fear by Samuel Bonner

Today, we proudly present Skinny Legs written by Samuel Bonner and illustrated by Jan Moat. Skinny Legs by Samuel Bonner

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Prize Winners: Crimewave Eleven: Ghosts

Crimewave Ghosts 11, TTA Press

If you haven’t won a prize yet, don’t worry there are many more excellent genre prizes to give away. Today six lucky winners have bagged themselves a copy of TTA Press’s Crimewave Eleven: Ghosts featuring stories  by the likes of Alison Littlewood, Christopher Fowler, Steve Rasnic Tem and many other brilliant authors. Here are the …

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Should the reader do all the work?

Jasper Bark explores how much the reader should put into a story in this entertaining instalment of Injured Eyeballs. Should the reader do all the work?

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Doll Parts Falling Into Place

Doll Parts by Wayne Simmons

This year will see the release of Wayne Simmons’ new book Doll Parts, and to celebrate Wayne has been releasing a few tasty morsels to whet our appetites. Firstly, the book’s publisher Snowbooks has released the back cover blurb, giving a bit more detail about the follow up to Drop Dead Gorgeous – ”Roughly 99% …

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