The Third Dead Funny Book of Horror Stories

By Johnny Mains and Robin Ince

A new collection of gruesome tales by comedians that will make you laugh and scream simultanteously.

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Write Your Own Horror Story

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Meet Robin & Johnny

Meet the editors behind the Dead Funny books - the very, very, very funny Johnny Mains and Robin Ince. You can ask them your questions during a virtual talk.
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Short story critique (up to 10,000 words) from Johnny Mains

A short story critique and full edit up to 10,000 words from editor, Johnny Mains.
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Here it is - the news that you've all been dreading: The Third Dead Funny Book of Horror Stories is coming...

Award-winning editors Johnny Mains and Robin Ince are back with the third volume in their bestselling series of horror anthologies with stories written by comedians. For the bravest among you, there'll be sixteen new short stories from the most monstrous funny people in the country.

They may make you laugh, they'll definitely make you scream.

We're delighted to have Rufus Hound, Reece Shearsmith, Elf Lyons, Stewart Lee, Jeremy Dyson, Daliso Chaponda, Alasdair Beckett-King , Isy Suttie, David Quantick and of course, Robin Ince himself confirmed as contributors and will be announcing the rest of the line up in due course. Though we can promise you this - they'll each produce a nail-biting, toe-curling, hair-raising horror story to this absolutely terrifying collection.

On board too, is illustrator Richard Wells, who will be creating the book's final cover design. Be afraid. Be very afraid.

Johnny Mains is the go to man for horror in the UK. His extensive knowledge of and unbound passion for the genre is amazing. If there was a government ministry of horror (which there should be) Johnny would be in charge. He is the Minister For Horror.
Charlie Higson

DEAD FUNNY revels in the unsettling overlap between laughter and dread.
Financial Times


DEAD FUNNY is the real thing, with veritable authors pulling many of the stops (and viscera) out to show their worth writing horror.
The Bookbag

Image credits: Design by Richard Wells. Assets by Mecob.

Book designs, cover and other images are for illustrative purposes and may differ from final design.

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