News Round-up Week Ending 31 May 2024

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Out today from author Deirdre Swinden and Crystal Lake Publishing, Somnium Immerse yourself in a terrifying blend of psychological horror and high-tech science fiction in this riveting novel where dreams can kill. Gillian Hardie experiences nightmares so …

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Look Out For … We Used to Live Here by Marcus Kliewer

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“With his debut novel, Kliewer ramps up the tension with a haunting tale of mysterious guests who have long overstayed their welcome.” Charlie and Eve are a young, queer couple who flip houses. After landing a killer deal on an old house in a delightful neighborhood, they get to work prepping the house to flip. …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 27 May 2024

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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: Crime Reads examine the depictions of nature and human nature in Frankenstein The Lineup select their six top horror-themed amusement park attractions  Dread Central find the facts behind the urban …

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TIH 566: Gwendolyn Kiste on The Haunting of Velkwood

TIH 566 Gwendolyn Kiste on The Haunting of Velkwood

In this podcast, Gwendolyn Kiste talks about The Haunting of Velkwood and more.  About Gwendolyn Kiste Gwendolyn Kiste is the three-time Bram Stoker Award-winning author of The Rust Maidens, Reluctant Immortals, And Her Smile Will Untether the Universe, Pretty Marys All in a Row, The Invention of Ghosts, and Boneset & Feathers. Her short fiction …

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News Round-up Week Ending 24 May 2024

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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 author A. C. Wise and Absinthe Books, Grackle Andi’s on a road trip to a famously haunted town, Drakesburg. It was supposed to be partly a research trip for her thesis, partly one last sister’s …

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Look Out For … Invaginies by Joe Koch

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“Koch continues their exploration of postmodern horrors with a riveting new collection showcasing all-too-real nightmares and hellish landscapes.” 17 disturbing tales diving into possessions, corruption, and plagues. Apocalyptic yet familiar. Literary prose meets the grotesque. Invaginies is an invasion, it is a perception that is bodily and transcendent creating holes, paths, or pockets of alternate truth—and …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 20 May 2024

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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 Susan Backlinie’s performance in the opening scene of Jaws helped make the film so terrifying Crime Reads recommend six modern books of Gothic fiction  Bloody Disgusting delve …

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TOD 126 Tanith Lee Storyteller Roundtable

The Outer Dark and Essential Dreams Press present the Tanith Lee Storyteller Roundtable featuring Craig Laurance Gidney, Melanie R. Anderson, Lisa Kroger, Terri Windling, moderated by Julie C. Day, with special guest C.S.E. Cooney . The roundtable aired on January 21, 2024 via Zoom, and the episode also features an interview with Julie C. Day, …

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News Round-up Week Ending 17 May 2024

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Coming 21 May from writer Angela Sylvaine and Dark Matter INK, The Dead Spot: Stories of Lost Girls The Dead Spot, A corner drenched in shadow. An earthquake’s epicenter. The part of a roller coaster ride …

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Look Out For … How to Make a Horror Movie and Survive by Craig DiLouie

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“With his latest, DiLouie presents a meta-horror tale with an obsessed director using a cursed camera aimed to capture an aspiring Final Girl’s last performance.” Max Maurey is one of the world’s most famous horror directors. Everyone loves him. Actors love him, audiences adore him, and Hollywood needs him. But this is the 80s, and …

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