MIDNIGHT ECHO 16 Table of Contents Announced

The newest edition of Midnight Echo is set to be a bloody cracker, with all writers and stories for volume #16 now decided. Some of Australasia’s best horror authors will be featured.

The submissions, as always, were of outstanding quality, making guest editor Tim Hawken’s job especially difficult. 

“I was seriously blown away by how …

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Inanimates: Tales of Everyday Fear by Joanne Anderton

Following on from her Aurealis and Australian Shadow Award-winning debut collection, Joanne Anderton‘s Inanimates (Brain Jar Press) finds the terrifying in the everyday, bringing together seven stories where ordinary objects become the source of nightmares and extraordinary threat. 

In “Thread Embrace,” a well-dressed killer finds himself at the mercy of an unexpectedly sartorial threat. “Simulation …

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Introducing the new Australian Shadows Awards trophy

Introducing the new Australian Shadows Award trophy! All winners from 2019 and 2020 will be getting one of these shortly, and we already have the trophies ready for 2021 winners. It’s a weighty thing, solidly built, and stands about 20cm tall, hand-crafted by Sydney-based artist, Adam Galea.

When we canvassed members for ideas for …

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The Robert N Stephenson Flash Fiction & Short Story Competition 2021

From the Australasian Horror Writers Association (AHWA) comes news that the Robert N Stephenson Flash Fiction & Short Story Competition 2021 is now open to submissions through until October 31, 2021.

We want your best horror story, your very best. This is Australia’s leading unpublished horror fiction competition and our winning entries are always imaginative, engaging, …

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The Horrible Colouring Book Volume 2 by Greg Chapman

Horror author and artist Greg Chapman recently released The Horrible Colouring Book Volume 2 through Amazon. It’s a follow up to the first volume which was published independently in 2016.

Don’t color-in to relax, color-in to give yourself the shivers and stay awake! 30 new pages of horrible coloring fun! Vampires! Werewolves! Zombies! And …

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