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New Horror Book – The Aberration – Bard Constantine

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The new horror novel by Bard Constantine is described as “an exciting horror story reminiscent of Stephen King’s ‘The Mist.'” When a freak storm engulfs a flourmill, the workers learn quickly that there is much more to fear than just heavy rain. Something else arrives with the storm -macabre creatures that alter their shapes and features with every attack. In …

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‘The Legend of Seven Toe Maggie’ Steps into Production

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Production is now underway for Blackflight Studio’s 2nd feature length horror/thriller film entitled, “The Legend of Seven Toe Maggie“. The film follows the story of a local girl, who inadvertently runs into a group of rag tag paranormal investigators who try to help her uncover the mystery behind an old house supposedly haunted by the ghost of a native american …

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Rage – Midsummer’s Eve signs an international deal with Aspect Film

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American horror feature Rage – Midsummer’s Eve set in the Arctic Circle has signed an international Sales Agency deal. The film will be introduced to distribution companies for the first time in the European Film Market (EFM) during Berlin’s International Film Festival, starting today in Germany. The international Sales Agency representing the film is UK based Aspect Film, which also …

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Horror Scripts Wanted – Hollywood Screenplay Competition

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The Hollywood Screenplay Competition is now accepting submissions for its 2012 screenwriting competition, where the winning script will be optioned and produced into a feature film. Screenplays in most genres will be considered: drama, comedy, action, sci-fi, horror, thriller, biopic, family, adventure, etc. (Scripts for documentaries, animation and musicals will not be accepted.) Scripts will be judged on Concept (Originality,) …

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Game Review: Alan Wake

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Alan Wake tells the tale about a famous author by the same name. On the surface, things don’t look too bad for Alan; he has a nice marriage to a woman named Alice, and he’s best friends with his agent, Benny Wheeler. However, Alan is suffering from writer’s block, which is obviously not good for a professional writer. Alan and …

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BENT CON 2011

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BENT-CON is the convention for encouraging, celebrating and appreciating LGBT and LGBT-friendly comic-book artists, writers, creators, publishers, directors and producers, creating media targeted directly to LGBT audiences or as part of the larger realm of underground and mainstream pop-culture as a whole. BENT-CON is committed to encouraging the vast talent and creativity within a queer and queer-friendly environment for those …

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BLACK MERCY FALLS coming from Delirium Books in October

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Delirium Books is gearing up for new releases in their ongoing horror novella series. Slated for an October release, BLACK MERCY FALLS by Christopher Fulbright and Angeline Hawkes was the #1 preorder bestseller at Horror Mall for the month of August. There are still copies available, but time is ticking before the book sells out. Those who prefer horror novels …

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Book Review: Possessed: Spine Tingling Tales from Ten Masters of Horror – Editor Nate Kenyon

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POSSESSED: SPINE TINGLING TALES The great advantage of the short story is that you can do one in a single sitting. A little shot of pure horror, down in one. None of this laboriously wading through another chapter every night only to discover that the monster was killed and good prevailed. And if you don’t like one author, then like …

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Book Review: Tales from the Crossroad – Editors David Niall Wilson, David Dodd

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TALES FROM THE CROSSROAD The world of publishing has changed, but while many companies are either trying to desperately to cope with these changes or coming up with new and exciting ways to exploit them, Crossroad Press is doing a damn fine job of showing how it can be done right. They’ve got a fairly extensive and consistently growing catalog …

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Giallo: The Dawn of A New Wave?

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There are dark and strange things afoot, which for folks like us is a wonderful thing. Something is bubbling back up to the surface of the moviegoing consciousness, something special. With films such as Black Swan and Amer in recent times bringing a sense of surreal and artistic nastiness to a film climate awash with torture p*rn and artless schlock, …

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