Ladies of Horror Fiction announce 2020 award winners

The 2020 Ladies of Horror Fiction Awards were announced on July 27th, and Tender Is the Flesh by Argentine author Agustina Bazterrica won Best Novel. The highly acclaimed book had 1,412 ratings on Amazon as of July 27th averaging 4.4 stars (out of 5) and has received worldwide praise. Vogue called Tender Is the Flesh “horrific …

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Jones, Murray, and Waggoner lead 2020 Bram Stoker Awards

Stephen Graham Jones, Lee Murray, and Tim Waggoner each won two 2020 Bram Stoker Awards during the Horror Writers Association StokerCon 2021 Virtual Event held May 20-23. Jones won the top award, Superior Achievement in a Novel, for The Only Good Indians and won the Long Fiction category for Night of the Mannequins. Jones also …

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Voting for This Is Horror Awards 2020 open through May 22

This Is Horror Awards 2020 is stacked with names like Chuck Palahniuk, Stephen Graham Jones, Grady Hendrix, and Adam Nevill, but there's also representation from talented up-and-comers like Samantha Kolesnik, the only nominee selected in both author and editor categories. Voting for This Is Horror Awards 2020 is open through May 22. Email your top …

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THE INVISIBLE MAN earns top honors at 2021 Fangoria Chainsaw Awards

The Invisible Man earned five wins at the 2021 Fangoria Chainsaw Awards, which aired April 18th on Shudder. The horror thriller won Best Wide Release Movie and Best Kill. Elisabeth Moss won Best Lead Performance. Leigh Whannell won Best Director and Best Screenplay. Released in February 2020, the film reported more than $143 million in ticket …

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2020 Bram Stoker Awards Final Ballot features 8 multiple nominees

Stephen Graham Jones and Josh Malerman were among eight authors with multiple titles on the Final Ballot of the 2020 Bram Stoker Awards, according to a February 20th release by the Horror Writers Association. The five books vying for Superior Achievement in a Novel are The Only Good Indians by Jones; The Deep by Alma Katsu; Devil’s …

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Death’s Head Press earns most Splatterpunk Awards nominations again

For the second consecutive year, Death's Head Press led the nominations for the Splatterpunk Awards. After debuting with six in 2020, the two-year-old publisher followed up with eight nominations for the 2021 Splatterpunk Awards, which were announced today. In their fourth year, the Splatterpunk Awards honor superior achievement for works published in the subgenres of …

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Death’s Head Press, Triana lead nominations for 2021 Splatterpunk Awards

Death's Head Press and Kristopher Triana led nominations for the 2021 Splatterpunk Awards, according to a release by Splatterpunk Award founders Wrath James White and Brian Keene. Recommended by readers, fans and peers, the 2021 Splatterpunk Awards honor superior achievement for works published in 2020 in the subgenres of Splatterpunk and Extreme Horror. Death's Head …

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“Scarecrow Road” debuts on The Night’s End Podcast

Pretty cool, huh? Tonight was a super exciting night for me because I HEARD my short story "Scarecrow Road" for the first time on The Night's End Podcast. I wrote "Scarecrow Road" as a creepy Halloween tale, but listening to a dramatic reading of it -- complete with spooky sound effects -- certainly elevated it …

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Born to annoy, Cal the Netflixie Pixie is unleashed

My latest short story, "The Case of the Troll with No Eyes," is in the new anthology Unveiled Secrets. Released September 22nd by Fantasia Divinity Publishing, Unveiled Secrets features eleven detective fantasy stories and is available on Amazon HERE. As I mentioned in my last post, I write mostly dark and grim horror stories, but …

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A boy king searches for strength in ‘A Tale of Two Shards’

"A Tale of Two Shards" is the seventh standalone short story I've published on Amazon Kindle -- my second one in the fantasy genre. I dedicated it to my dad, an awesome father who died in 2015. As I explain in the introduction, I wrote "A Tale of Two Shards" for a writing contest sponsored …

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