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Inside Tips from the Writer of Alien, Total Recall and Return of the Living Dead Signing

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Horror home Dark Delicacies is hosting a signing for authors Diane O’Bannon and author Matt Lohr. The book is Dan O’Bannon’s Guide to Screenplay Structure: Inside Tips from the Writer of Alien, Total Recall and Return of the Living Dead. In addition to the screenplays in the title, late screenwriter Dan O’Bannon’s credits also include […]

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Kill City: The New Sonja Blue Novel and Kickstarter

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Nancy A. Collins is the distinguished author of the well-known horror and urban fantasy vampire series featuring the main character, Sonja Blue. She hasn’t written a new Sonja Blue tale in over ten years, and her fans have hoped to remedy this situation. Ms. Collins intends to do just that by writing the novel, “Kill […]

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Beautiful College Libraries

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When you think of a college library, you might think of a boring building, filled with the books that are the key to higher learning, but if you look closer you might see the inherent beauty that lies within the stacks. Flavorwire’s article titled “The 25 Most Beautiful College Libraries in the World” gives us […]

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Top Ten Most Depressing Horror Books of All Time

Top 10 Most Depressing Horror Books of All Time

Horror stories have been written for centuries. Many times they were based on folklore or handed down tales. Horror can be terrifying, suspenseful, shocking or gruesome. No matter the premise of the story, horror is designed to frighten, invoke fear and make the unimaginable a possibility; in other words to elicit an emotion. Along with […]

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Brand New Cherry Flavor Review

brand new cherry flavor by todd grimson

Lisa is a struggling director living in 1990′s L.A. She was sleeping with a movie executive in order to secure a job, but when he doesn’t follow through, she wants revenge. She goes to see Boro who has knowledge of voodoo and dark magic, and who agrees to carry out her request, but she gets […]

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Stabs at Happiness by Todd Grimson

Stabs at Happiness 13 Stories by Todd Grimson

Todd Grimson, author of “Stainless” and “Brand New Cherry Flavor” is about to have a collection of thirteen short stories called “Stabs at Happiness” released by Schaffner Press. The tales follow characters through wild and interesting situations that are eloquently described and a treat for the senses. There is a theme of hopelessness which pervades […]

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Dead Man’s Hand

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Black aces and eights. Wild Bill Hickok was in the middle of a hand of poker when he was shot at Nuttal & Mann’s Saloon No. 10 in Deadwood, in the Black Hills, Dakota Territory. Wild Bill Hickok was a larger-than-life legendary gunman, sometime outlaw, sometime lawman, sometime show shooter, and regular professional gambler. There […]

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Children of the In-Between Art Book

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Delightfully spooky Jodee Taylah is an award-winning artist and illustrator. With the help of Australia’s Love of Books, she has just published a book of her dark drawings. She says her work is “a blend of the fantastical and creepy loveliness” and she is “inspired by stormy days, unusual landscapes, antiques and pocket-watches”. Appealingly gothic […]

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California Deathrock Book Kickstarter

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Forrest Black and Amelia G are doing a Kickstarter for a book of their deathrock photography. Forrest Black and Amelia G have been documenting the deathrock scene in California for over a decade now and the goal of this project is to publish a book of some of their best images. Kickstarter is a service […]

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Panel of Experts: Readings and Signings

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Question: Do you like doing readings and signings? Interestingly, more than three quarters of us like or mostly like doing reading and/or signings. For some of us readings and signings are a crucial way of staying in touch with the people who read our work, an up-close-and-personal method for getting a sense of what the […]

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