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2011 Bram Stoker Award Winners

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Congratulations to all the Stoker winners! This is all work well worth checking out. Superior Achievement in a NOVEL Flesh Eaters by Joe McKinney (Pinnacle Books) Superior Achievement in a FIRST NOVEL Isis Unbound by Allyson Bird (Dark Regions Press) Superior Achievement in a YOUNG ADULT NOVEL (tie) > The Screaming Season by Nancy Holder […]

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2011 Stoker Awards (Video)

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Gothic.net was happy so many friends of the site were nominated for Stoker Awards this year. Due to the wonders of the internet, without going to Utah for the weekend, you can see the ceremony (but not the debauched afterparties) in the archived webcast from World Horror. Each year, the Horror Writers Association presents the […]

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Stoker Awards Nominees

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The Stokers have announced the nominees. There are a lot of really excellent dark writers nominated. Gothic.net would like to especially wish luck to Brian Hodge, Caitlin R. Kiernan, Ellen Datlow, G. O. Clark, J. G. Faherty, Lisa Morton, Marge Simon, Maria Alexander, and Thomas Roche tomorrow night. No matter who wins, the real winners […]

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American Horror Story at PaleyFest

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American Horror Story show creator Ryan Murphy, when asked at the recent PaleyFest panel why they wanted to kill off all of the show’s protagonists, answered saying that was always the plan. With the unique storyline and the haunted house element in this show they were able to have the characters die, yet the audience […]

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Women in Horror Month

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The third annual Women in Horror Month, a service provided through Viscera, a non-profit organization, took place this past February. Their mission is to expand opportunities for filmmakers, artists and fans by raising awareness about the changing roles for women through filmmaking, writing, events and networking. Throughout the month of February, several events took place […]

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Schaffner Press Submissions Guidelines (Paying Market)

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Schaffner Press publishes books with social relevance. Although they are not a genre press, they do publish horror, provided it is really top quality innovative work, such as the writing of Todd Grimson. Since Schaffner Press is a small independent press with a list of about 4-­6 books a year, it is important that, before […]

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Tor.com Fiction Submissions Guidelines (Paying Market Updated)

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Tor.com updated their guidelines a few weeks ago. This is a good venue for writers because it is a high visibility site, a site connected with a very established publishing house, and publication here pays a bunch. Tor.com pays twenty-five cents a word, which is extremely high for genre fiction. That said, they don’t like […]

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Gothic.net Fiction Editor Position

Gothic.net is seeking a new fiction editor. Gothic.net comes from a strong literary tradition, so the fiction editor will need to have exacting standards. The Gothic.net site receives more visitors every month than any other literary genre site on the net. Writers Gothic.net has published in the past include David J. Schow, Thomas S. Roche, […]

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Steampunk Cthulu (Paying Market)

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Two suspect tastes that taste great together – steampunk and Cthulu. Editors Brian M. Sammons and Glynn Owen Barrass are currently reading for an anthology of steampunk Cthulu tales, to be published by role-playing game company Chaosium, home of Call of Cthulu. Coming soon from Chaosium, edited by Brian M. Sammons and Glynn Owen Barrass, […]

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Seeking Dothraki Wedding Planner or Swords and Sorcery Writer (Paying Market)

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BlueBlood.net is looking for a fantasy expert to write about season 2 of Game of Thrones. BlueBlood.net is seeking someone who has access to HBO and is planning on watching the show and would like to write up each episode as it airs. Writer in New York time zone preferred. WordPress and/or Photoshop experience a […]

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