The Horror Zine is seeking original fiction for a new anthology book. We have some big name horror authors aboard, so if you write horror fiction (and you don’t have to be a big name) send it to [email protected] before July 30, 2012.

The North American publisher Yen Press announced at its panel at San Diego Comic Con on Friday that it will release Yukito Ayatsuji’s Another mystery horror novel and the four-volume manga adaptation by artist Hiro Kiyohara.

The film version of Hill’s novel Horns is in the hands of horror director Alexandre Aja (Haute Tension, The Hills Have Eyes), and now the film has found its leading man. You won’t believe who it is…

For almost three decades, literary-leaning horror fans in the know have turned to the name Michael Slade—the pseudonym of a revolving door of contributors working under Vancouver criminal lawyer Jay Clarke—for the finest in deranged, psychosexual pulp fiction. Now, Clarke has contacted Fango with news that the Slade is tearing into the digital realm.

Summer is the time for telling ghost stories around the campfire. But with campfires in Manhattan a no-no, what’s a horror fan to do? Luckily, this summer New York is bursting — like blood from a freshly beheaded zombie — with fright shows and scary movies, a surprising number of which conjure old-school terror.

Horror and Science Fiction share a lot of the same territory. Sometimes even the writers are confused as to which genre something fits in – a scenario made worse by the recent re-labeling trend in publishing meant to expand the reading market. But one of the most pronounced issues we share with Science Fiction is the forward trajectory of science that dates and debunks the many mythologies that were available to early writers in both genres. Squishy Monsters for Boys: Antique Beasts in Modern Horror

Joe Cornish, who directed that horror movie about British toughs fighting alien dogs called Attack the Block, will direct a big screen version of Rust, based on a “graphic novel” of the same name.

Author-enterpenuer seeking upwards of ten illustrations for a horror novel to be published later this year. Can you draw like Dore?

John Carpenter (Halloween) is working on a new movie, this one based on a comic book by Randy Queen. Daily Grindhouse reported on July 9 that Carpenter will direct the adaptation of Darkchylde and his wife Sandy King Carpenter is putting all the pieces together.

The 5 authors who helped shape Southern Horror. This list is in no way definitive, it is merely a list of authors who have entertained the folks at This is Horror through the years.

Cold Remains is the sixth novel by Sally Spedding, well-known in Britain for her chilling thrillers, hovering on the intersections between crime, horror, mystery, the historical and the paranormal. Catch the review on Blog Critics…

Kiss bassist Gene Simmons has announced that one of the comic books originally planned for local publisher IDW, Gene Simmons House of Horrors, will now instead be published by Arcana Comics. In addition, comics earlier announced (and cancelled) by Arcana will finally see publication.

Dark Horse Horror – Drawing on Your Nightmares – Dark Horse’s horror writers discussed their favorite monsters, defined what’s scary, explained which lines they won’t cross and demonstrated why they do horror better than anyone at the San Diego Comic Con.

On Wednesday July 18th at 7 p.m., Dark Delicacies will present a great day of signings with two New York Times Bestselling authors. First, at 3:00p.m. Chuck Palahnuik will be signing his latest book Invisible Monsters Remix. He will be followed at 7:00p.m. by Dan Wells who will be signing his book The Hollow City.

John Scalzi’s next project with Tor Books is a new Old Man’s War book called The Human Division. The book itself will be an experiment: an episodic novel, released initially in digital, serialized form, and just like the episodes of a good high-end cable drama, each ep will be able to stand on its own but contribute to the “season”-long arc.

Texas based Little Oak Film Group optioned the rights to Ty Schwamberger’s still-unpublished novella. Now, a year later, filming has started on House Call.

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