News Round-up Week Ending 1 March 2019

Great Big Teeth

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … New from author Eddie Generous (Radio Run, Dead is Dead But Not Always) comes Great Big Teeth Released through Severed Press and following on from the monster story, Radio Run, Great Big Teeth is the new …

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TOD 043 Petrified Trees, Enchanted Mirrors: The Gothic Universe of Female Mexican Horror Writers Panel from Worldcon 76

In this podcast The Outer Dark presents ‘Petrified Trees, Enchanted Mirrors: The Gothic Universe of Female Mexican Horror Writers,’ a panel from Worldcon 76 featuring Gabriela Damián Miravete, Raquel Castro, Andrea Chapela and moderated by Pepe Rojo, plus an exclusive interview with Gabriela Damián Miravete, also a guest at The Outer Dark Symposium 2019. The panel and presentation were …

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Look Out For … The Luminous Dead by Caitlin Starling

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“In a dark cave on another planet, alone and disoriented, at the mercy of a secretive and manipulative AI support system, Starling’s debut novel brings the paranoia and dread, blending psychological suspense with science-fiction horror.”  Gyre Price was looking to score a nice paycheck, and a way off-planet and back on the trail of her …

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Announcing This Is Horror Audiobooks: Water For Drowning by Ray Cluley Available Right Now

This Is Horror readers may have noticed a few social media posts, but we’ve largely kept quiet about our move into audiobooks. But not any longer because Water For Drowning by Ray Cluley is available on Audible right now and we’re excited. So excited, in fact, we’re just going to drop an audio preview (it’s not the beginning …

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Why I Wrote … Devouring Dark by Alan Baxter

Devouring Dark by Alan Baxter

British-Australian multi award-winning author Alan Baxter writes hard-hitting supernatural thrillers, often with a heavy dose of horror. Novels, novellas, short stories, typically featuring monsters, magic, and often, martial arts. He runs the Illawarra Kung Fu Academy, so he definitely know what he’s talking about. Alan is the author of Bound, Obsidian, and Abduction (The Alex …

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TIH 262: Adam Howe on Stephen King’s On Writing, Screenwriting, and Alcoholism

TIH 262 Adam Howe on Stephen King's On Writing, Screenwriting, and Alcoholism

In this podcast Adam Howe talks about Stephen King’s On Writing, screenwriting, alcoholism, and much more. About Adam Howe Adam Howe writes the twisted fiction your mother warned you about. A British writer of fiction and screenplays, he lives in London with his partner, their daughter, and a hellhound named Gino. Writing as Garrett Addams, his …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 25 Feb 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 Guardian has a feature article on the top twenty films to get you into Japanese horror The Horror Tree feature seven succulent tips for writing horror fiction from …

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News Round-up Week Ending 22 February 2019

Auld Mither

Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … New release by prolific author William Meikle, a re-release of The Auld Mither, out now from Unnerving An old hag with razor-sharp teeth, named ‘The Auld Mither’ is killing off proponents of a new abbatoir in a …

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TOD 042 J.S. Breukelaar: Like Blade Runner but the Rain is Spit

In this podcast Scott Nicolay interviews J.S. Breukelaar, author of the recently released collection Collision: Stories (Meerkat Press, Feb. 2019) and the novels, Aletheia: A Supernatural Thriller and American Monster. The podcast was recorded on Sunday Feb 17, 2018. The Outer Dark Symposium on the Greater Weird is a unique immersive one-day event featuring more than 40 program …

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Look Out For … The Invited by Jennifer McMahon

The Invited by Jennifer McMahon

“Jennifer McMahon ramps up the tension in The Invited, building a new haunted house story from remnants of the past.”  Looking for the simple life, Nate and Helen get out of their suburban home to live their dream: building a home on forty acres of land. After making the move, they find out about the …

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Book Review: At the End of the Day I Burst into Flames by Nicholas Day

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“He doesn’t shy away from the difficult moments and bares everything like a confession of sin or declaration of devotion; every page, passage, sentence, is musical.”   Nicholas Day is the author of novella Necrosaurus Rex (JournalStone/Bizarro Pulp Press, 2015) and the Wonderland Award-nominated collection Now That We’re Alone (JournalStone/Bizarro Pulp Press, 2017). While the …

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TIH 261: Steve Rasnic Tem on Figures Unseen, the Art and Practice of Writing, and The Man on the Ceiling

TIH 261 Steve Rasnic Tem on Figures Unseen, the Art and Practice of Writing, and The Man on the Ceiling

In this podcast Steve Rasnic Tem talks about Figures Unseen, the art and practice of writing, The Man on the Ceiling, and much more. About Steve Rasnic Tem Steve Rasnic Tem’s collaborative novella with his late wife Melanie Tem, The Man On The Ceiling, won the World Fantasy, Bram Stoker, and International Horror Guild awards in 2001. …

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5 Must Read Horror Articles 18 Feb 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: Ars Technica have a feature article on a Danish study into why horror fans love the genre Screenrant list their top ten films from current horror trendsetters A24 Gwendolyn …

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TIH 260: Steve Rasnic Tem on Secret Realities, City Fishing, and Early Life Lessons

TIH 260 Steve Rasnic Tem on Secret Realities, City Fishing, and Early Life Lessons

In this podcast Steve Rasnic Tem talks about secret realities, ‘City Fishing’, early life lessons, and much more. About Steve Rasnic Tem Steve Rasnic Tem’s collaborative novella with his late wife Melanie Tem, The Man On The Ceiling, won the World Fantasy, Bram Stoker, and International Horror Guild awards in 2001. He has also won …

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News Round-up Week Ending 15 February 2019

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Here’s a small selection of the horror and genre news that caught our eye during the last week … Best New Horror, edited by Stephen Jones, reaches volume twenty-nine Now available for pre-order over at PS Publishing’s online store is Best New Horror volume twenty-nine. Edited once again by Stephen Jones (editor of more than one hundred …

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