5 Must Read Horror Articles 29 Apr 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: The LA Times charts the horror movie’s path to the summit of summer movie releases The Chive asks whether jump scares are really necessary in horror movies Newsweek talks …

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TIH 273: Elizabeth Hand on Creative Writing, Life Lessons, and the Seventies Punk Scene

TIH 273 Elizabeth Hand on Creative Writing, Life Lessons, and the Seventies Punk Scene

In this podcast Elizabeth Hand talks about creative writing, life lessons, the seventies punk scene, and much more. Elizabeth Hand A New York Times notable and multiple award-winning author, Elizabeth Hand has written seven novels, including the cult classic Waking the Moon, and short-story collections. She is a longtime contributor to numerous publications, including the …

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News Round-up Week Ending 26 April 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 Crystal Lake Publishing, Book Haven and Other Curiosities, by Mark Allan Gunnells From the author of Flowers in a Dumpster comes a new collection of stories to frighten you, move you and make you think. The …

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Look Out For … This is Midnight: Stories by Bernard Taylor

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Taylor’s horrific short fiction is finally compiled in one volume, making this a must have for all horror fans.  A man begins to feel ‘Out of Sorts’ while spending the night with his mistress during a full moon. With ‘Samhain’, black magic is the path for a witch wanting to get rid of her loser …

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Just When You Thought It Was Safe … We Never See the Monster!

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Within horror fandom, there seem to be two schools of thought: show the monster or leave it up to imagination. The basic horror formula, three acts that expose the monster/evil near the end of the third act, was the standard for decades. And as long as there’s a payoff, it still works today. It doesn’t …

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TIH 272: [Interlude] Health Update, This Is Horror Awards, and Story News with Michael David Wilson and Bob Pastorella

TIH 272 [Interlude] Health Update, This Is Horror Awards, and Story News with Michael David Wilson and Bob Pastorella

In this podcast Michael David Wilson and Bob Pastorella sit down for an interlude episode. Michael explains a little bit about his recent hospital visits, before we jump into the This Is Horror Awards, story news, and much more. Show notes [05:40] Michael David Wilson’s Health update [39:55] This Is Horror Awards [49:20] This Is …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 22 Apr 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: Taste of Cinema pick out the ten most original horror movies of the twenty-first century to date The Independent asks whether horror cinema demonises the older woman Barnes & …

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News Round-up Week Ending 19 April 2019

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Night Shoot, the second novel by Scottish author David Sodergren, coming 9 May When a group of film students are running out of money, time and luck – and their lead actress has quit. In a …

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Look Out For … The Seven Deadliest, edited by Patrick Beltran and D. Alexander Ward

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“With a roster of the brightest and most vibrant voices in modern horror fiction, The Seven Deadliest is easily one of the most anticipated anthologies releasing this year.” Avarice. Pride. Wrath. Jealousy. Sloth. Lust. Gluttony. These are the seven deadly sins. Seductive moral evils, spinning a deceitful web around human hearts, spawning all other sins. …

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Why I Wrote … The Bone Weaver’s Orchard by Sarah Read

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  Sarah Read writes deliciously dark fiction, and is known to use elegant fountain pens when she does. Her stories have graced the pages of Black Static and Gamut, and have been featured in many anthologies including BEHOLD! Oddities Curiosities and Undefinable Wonders, Exigencies, Suspended in Dusk, and The Best Horror of the Year, Vol …

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TIH 271: Eddie Generous on Unnerving Magazine, Radio Run, and Podcasting

TIH 271 Eddie Generous on Unnerving Magazine, Radio Run, and Podcasting

In this podcast Eddie Generous talks about Unnerving Magazine, Radio Run, podcasting, and much more. Eddie Generous Eddie Generous is the author of Radio Run (novel, Severed Press 2018), Dead is Dead, but Not Always (collection, Hellbound Books 2018), and Camp Summit (novel, DBP 2019). He is the founder/editor/publisher/artist behind Unnerving and Unnerving Magazine, and the …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 16 Apr 2019

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: The Guardian explains why exposing kids to horror films is not the disaster some think Bloody Disgusting feature the proposed sequel to the original Halloween, which was never made Post …

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This Is Horror Awards 2018: Vote Now!

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Hey, friends! The This Is Horror Awards 2018 are now open. Please send your votes to [email protected] with the subject line ‘Awards 2018’. To cast a vote simply write the category and your vote for each award. You may vote for your top two in each category. For example: Award 1. First choice 2. Second …

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News Round-up Week Ending 12 April 2019

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … In Darkness, Delight: Masters of Midnight available for pre-order from Corpus Press Following on from last year’s hugely successful anthology, Doorbells at Dusk, Corpus Press will be launching a double anthology this year, titled In Darkness, Delight. The …

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Look Out For … Black Mountain by Laird Barron

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“With Black Mountain, Barron’s second novel featuring Isaiah Coleridge, we see the story becoming darker and more horrific while still maintaining a powerful sense of character.” A headless, handless corpse found in the Ashokan reservoir has the local mob guys worried. It’s not too uncommon for a small-potatoes criminal like Harold Lee to turn up …

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