News Round-up Week Ending 26 July 2019

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … New from Bram Stoker Award-winner Sara Tantlinger and Unnerving, To Be Devoured, available for Pre-order now Andi wants to know what carrion tastes like. She watches the vultures outside her home and becomes fascinated to know what …

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TOD 049 Mike Allen: Horror and The Weird

In this podcast The Outer Dark presents Horror and The Weird, a What If… Science Fiction and Fantasy Forum lecture by author/editor/publisher Mike Allen, organized by Library of Congress Professional Association and recorded live at The Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday June 5, 2019. Intro: Mike Allen Mike Allen joins The Outer …

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The Death of Fear: My Bloody Valentine

My Bloody Valentine (1981) is everything you’d expect and want in a slasher. There’s blood, nudity, a younger generation who don’t take a threat seriously, a transgression, a love triangle, a mask, a weapon, and of course, a (sort of) final girl. So why remake it if it’s everything all little slashers grow up wanting …

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Look Out For … To Rouse Leviathan by Matt Cardin

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“Cardin has forged his own way through the Weird, his work unpredictable and extremely personal.”  Horror, art, and religion intersect in a malicious universe determined to destroy us all. Combining the spiritual and the cosmic, Matt Cardin’s terrifying vision is unleashed. “Let those sorcerers who place a curse on days curse that day, those who …

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TIH 290: Paul Tremblay on Creating Emotional Impact, Drafting Novels, and Humour

TIH 290 Paul Tremblay on Creating Emotional Impact, Drafting Novels, and Humour

In this podcast Paul Tremblay talks about creating emotional impact, drafting novels, humour,  and much more. About Paul Tremblay Paul Tremblay is the author of the novels The Cabin at the End of the World, Disappearance at Devil’s Rock, and A Head Full of Ghosts. His other novels include The Little Sleep, No Sleep till …

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Book Review: The Serpent’s Shadow by Daniel Braum

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“The Serpent’s Shadow is a tale that slithers under your skin and grips you until the last sentence.”   Daniel Braum is no stranger to the genre, his stories have been featured in Cemetery Dance Magazine, Nightscript, as well as his own stand-out collections like Night Marchers and The Wish Mechanics. His latest effort, The Serpent’s …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 22 July 2019

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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 pick out ten great horror movies that you can only find on VHS 032c.com talk to philosopher Eugene Thacker about what makes today a golden age for …

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News Round-up Week Ending 19 July 2019

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Coming 26 July from EyeCue Productions, Duncan P. Bradshaw’s Cannibal Nuns From Outer Space Already receiving excellent reviews from far and wide, Duncan P. Bradshaw’s new novel, Cannibal Nuns From Outer Space, is coming 26 July from EyeCue …

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Look Out For … The Drive-Thru Crematorium by Jon Bassoff

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“With his latest novel, Bassoff takes us on yet another journey blending crime and noir, horror and the surreal, filled with sandblasted and desolate landscapes populated by broken characters you will never forget.” Anytown, US. Stanley Maddox is the very definition of mundane. His marriage is a shambles, his coworkers have trouble recognizing him at …

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TIH 289: Paul Tremblay on Growing Things, Short Story Writing, and Short vs. Long Stories

TIH 289 Paul Tremblay on Growing Things, Short Story Writing, and Short vs. Long Stories

In this podcast Paul Tremblay talks about Growing Things, short story writing, short vs. long stories, and much more. About Paul Tremblay Paul Tremblay is the author of the novels The Cabin at the End of the World, Disappearance at Devil’s Rock, and A Head Full of Ghosts. His other novels include The Little Sleep, …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 15 July 2019

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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: Indiewire highlight some of the best acting performances in horror cinema over the years Stephen King shares his twenty-two favourite horror movies with Joblo.com Road to VR have exciting …

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News Round-up Week Ending 12 July 2019

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Newly re-released from Stephen Laws and PS Publishing comes Chasm, released July Available soon in both trade paperback and limited signed edition is Chasm, the newly re-released horror epic from writer Stephen Laws (Ferocity). When the small …

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TIH 288: John F.D. Taff on The Fearing, Pitching Projects to Publishers, and LitReactor Course Creation

TIH 288 John F.D. Taff on The Fearing, Pitching Projects to Publishers, and LitReactor Course Creation

In this podcast John F.D. Taff talks about The Fearing, pitching projects to publishers, LitReactor course creation, and much more. About John F.D. Taff John F.D. Taff is a Bram Stoker Award-Nominated author with more than 30 years experience, 90+ short stories and five novels in print. His first fiction collection, Little Deaths, was named …

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Look Out For … They Kill by Tim Waggoner

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“They Kill plunges readers deep into the heart of pulse pounding supernatural horror with a story that could only come from the mind of Tim Waggoner.” Sierra Sowell discovers her dead brother Jeffrey has been resurrected, summoned from the dead by a strange man named Corliss. Four others from Sierra’s life have been transformed into …

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Book Review: Nobody Gets Hurt and Other Lies by Nicholas Day

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“Here we have further proof—as if any were needed—that Nicholas Day can write on any topic, and about any subject, and can completely enthral his audience.”   Nicholas Day is the author of novella Necrosaurus Rex (JournalStone–Bizarro Pulp Press, 2015), the Wonderland Award-nominated collection Now That We’re Alone (JournalStone–Bizarro Pulp Press, 2017), and runner-up for …

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