Writing Fiction For The Current Horror Fan

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Outside of this esteemed outlet and a couple of other places, I try to write fiction as best I can. Like a lot of genre fans, I want to be a part of the whole thing and give something back to the scene I love. Out of the six books I’ve written, two have been in the horror genre and I’m currently writing a third to end that particular story. While working on that particular … Continue reading

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James Herbert: A Lost Master

When news came down that author James Herbert had passed away recently, a gaping void opened up in the world of genre fiction. A true legend of the art had been lost, a man whose books had entertained and terrified millions of people around the world for decades. A man of rare talent, Herbert’s grasp of the English language was exquisite, with prose that was almost poetic when the moment called for it. Adding a … Continue reading

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Permuted Press: Making the Apocalypse Fun

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It’s all very well to be critical of the output of publishers and movie studios, but sometimes some simple praise is needed. Permuted Press deserve some kudos for what they’ve been doing in recent times for horror fiction. Be they printed or ebooks, the releases from Permuted Press offer a different take on the apocalyptic fiction which has seeped into the horror genre over the past decade. Zombies have been all the rage for a … Continue reading

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Stephen Graham Jones Releases THREE MILES PAST Disturbing Novella Collection

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A collection of three powerfully disturbing novellas by multiple award-winning author, Stephen Graham Jones. There are lines that probably shouldn’t be crossed, doors that should stay shut, thoughts that shouldn’t be considered. In these three novellas by Stephen Graham Jones, the dead talk, ancient evil opens its eyes, and that guy across the parking lot, he’s watching you, and has been for a while now. Lock the door, tell yourself it’s nothing, turn the radio … Continue reading

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Will the Last Day of the Mayan Calendar Signal the Beginning of the End?

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Many believe that on December 21, 2012, as the Mayan calendar ends, an event will occur that will change our future forever. It is possible that day will signal not the end, but the beginning of the end, for all mankind. In author Richard Schiver’s latest release, SHADOWS OF THE PAST, as the last days of the Mayan calendar count down the battle between good and evil is joined. Washington D.C Homicide Detective Sam Hardin … Continue reading

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New Sci-Fi Horror from Permuted Press

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The sci-fi horror novel Containment Room 7, by Bryan Hall, is now available from Permuted Press. In a far corner of space, orbiting a massive black hole, the research ship DARC12 discovers a strange asteroid—one that seems to be … alive. After loading the rock onboard for study, the ship quickly descends into madness. It begins with voices, whispers filling the shadows and the minds of the crew. A once sane man declares that their … Continue reading

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Horror Library Radio Episode 1 (Includes an interview with R.J. Cavender!)

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Join us in this new, quarterly jump into the horror writing world, where we chat with authors and publishers, give you new information on submission opportunities, and eeeeven create a new audio story, based on a chilling short tale! This time, we chat with RJ Cavender, of Cutting Block Press and the Horror Library, author Wrath James White, film producers Sunni and Jason Brock, script writer and author William F. Nolan, and editor Mark Scioneaux! … Continue reading

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The Quiet: A Novella

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James Benton might be the last man on earth. Racing to get to work, he finds random abandoned cars, smouldering pile-ups, and something even stranger. Everywhere he goes there’s no grass, no people, not even a bird in the sky. Alone in a barren world, James travels west in search of someone, anyone who might have survived The Quiet. You can read a sneak peak of it at http://www.scribd.com/doc/61657643/The-Quiet  

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