Look Out For … To Dust You Shall Return by Fred Venturini

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“Blending crime and horror, Venturini takes on the occult detective genre in the form of a mob hitman with all the visceral details and emotional gut-punches his readers expect.”  When Curtis Quinn’s girlfriend disappears, he follows the trail to Harlow. Run by a mysterious overlord they call “the Mayor” Harlow is an occult town, and …

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Book Review: His Own Devices by Douglas Wynne

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“A fast-paced thriller with an all-too-real threat, mixed with a heady portion of chilling occultism.”   He may have taken a detour to pursue a career in music, first as a performer and then as a recording engineer, but Douglas Wynne has returned to his first love of fiction writing with vigour, releasing eight books …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 17 May 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: Lit Hub asks why creepy children are so compelling Bloody Disgusting use the new entry in the Saw franchise to look at the comedians in the horror genre Sci-fi …

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TIH 397: Cullen Bunn on The Damned, Marvel Comics, and Do’s and Don’ts for Comic Book Writers

TIH 397 Cullen Bunn on The Damned, Marvel Comics, and Do’s and Don’ts for Comic Book Writers

In this podcast Cullen Bunn talks about The Damned, Marvel Comics, do’s and don’ts for comic book writers, and much more. About Cullen Bunn Cullen Bunn is an American comics writer, novelist, and short story writer, best known for his work on comic books such as Uncanny X-Men, X-Men: Blue, Magneto, and various Deadpool miniseries …

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News Round-up Week Ending 14 May 2021

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Before He Wakes, the new novel from Mark Allen Gunnells and Crystal Lake Publishing, out today Patrick and Clare wake up trapped in a basement, a thin wall separating their cells. Their captor is mysteriously absent, …

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TOD 099 Quarantine Readings: WC Dunlap and Craig Laurance Gidney

The Outer Dark presents Quarantine Readings by WC Dunlap and Craig Laurance Gidney. This episode’s content was recorded on Tues. May 5 and Wed.  May 6, 2021.  Show Notes The Outer Dark Quarantine Reading series continues with  WC Dunlap and Craig Laurance Gidney (0:36:25). WC Dunlap reads from her story ‘Salt Water to Wine’ (0:11:51), …

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Look Out For … Till We Become Monsters by Amanda Headlee

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“Set against a blizzard in the dark forest, Headlee’s tale conjures the guilt of past mistakes and the need to survive as something old and evil awakens in the woods.” Korin Perrin knows monsters are real. His grandmother told him so, and he’s come to believe his older brother Davis is a monster. When grandmother …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 10 May 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 Witch and its illustration of family and community as enemies Horrified Magazine explain how the BBC created the Hammer horror studio LitReactor have …

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News Round-up Week Ending 7 May 2021

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Queen of the Cicadas, coming 22 June from writer V. Castro and Flame Tree Press 2018 – Belinda Alvarez has returned to Texas for the wedding of her best friend Veronica. The farm is the site …

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Look Out For … Howls From Hell

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“Featuring the freshest voices in horror fiction, spinning nightmares for a new generation, this is one anthology you really don’t want to miss.” Researchers in space awaken an ancient horror. A murder trial comes to the wire with a horrifying testimony. A film student is haunted by a strange film reel. A grieving widow faces …

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TIH 396: Eden Royce on Spooklights, Young Adult vs. Middle-Grade Fiction, and Writing Two Novels at Once

TIH 396 Eden Royce on Spooklights, Young Adult vs. Middle-Grade Fiction, and Writing Two Novels at Once

In this podcast Eden Royce talks about Spooklights, young adult vs. middle-grade fiction, writing two novels at once, and much more. About Eden Royce Eden Royce is from Charleston, South Carolina and is a member of the Gullah-Geechee nation. Her work has appeared in various print and online publications and she is the recipient of …

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Book Review: A Life Transparent by Todd Keisling

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“With a rich mythology hinted at throughout book one, and with a credible protagonist in whom we can all believe and root for, as well as a delightfully sinister antagonist, old and new Monochrome fans alike will be eagerly anticipating the completion of the trilogy.”   After the success of Devil’s Creek (Silver Shamrock Publishing) …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 3 May 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 terrifying examples of mermaids in horror LitReactor feature a round table with LatinX authors of horror and dark fiction Horror Oasis feature an homage to …

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News Round-up Week Ending 30 April 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 May 3, Spawn: Weird Horror Tales About Pregnancy, Birth and Babies, edited by Deborah Sheldon Released May 3 through IFWG Publishing, comes Spawn: Weird Horror Tales About Pregnancy, Birth and Babies, edited by Deborah Sheldon. This is …

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Look Out For … The Blacktongue Thief by Christopher Buehlman

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“With his sharp wit and eye for distinctive setting and dialogue, Buehlman unleashes his own brand of horror and adventure in a fully realized fantasy world.” Kinch Na Shannack is deep in debt. He owes the Takers’ Guild a small fortune for his education into thievery. His skills in knife-fighting, wall-scaling, lock-picking, lie-weaving, trap-making, as …

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