Creative Horror by Michael Arnzen

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The Goreletter 9.5 Mailed
Clip from "Color Outta Space"

The Goreletter Vol. 9, #5 — the last issue for 2014 — was delivered to mailing list subscribers on 11/27/14 @ 9:30pm est. It contains extra entertainment/material not available here on the weblog version, including info about the bonus materials in the 20th Anniversary re-release of my novel Grave Markings, the best poems from my…

Sportuary: Free from Thanksgiving to Cyber Monday
FREE on Amazon from 11/27-12/1!

What a year! This Thanksgiving, I want to express my gratitude to all the longtime readers and new-found friends who have read my work, attended a reading, come to a booksigning or posted a note online over the past year. You stoke my flames and I really appreciate it. So starting on Thursday, Nov 27th…

FLASH CONTEST: It’s #Haikuween Night on Twitter
Win this CD Halloween Night on Twitter!

[Note: this contest has officially ended. See results at the bottom of this post.] Horror poet Stephanie Wytovich (author of Hysteria and Mourning Jewelry) and I will be live-tweeting horror haiku intermittently on throughout Halloween night, from 7pm-11pm eastern. Anyone who retweets one of our poems tagged with #Haikuween (or who posts their own…

Scenes from the Bizarro Halloween Party / Grave Markings Launch
Blake Burkhead snorts GM

Last night, Raw Dog Screaming Press threw a great Bizarro Halloween night and launch party for Grave Markings 20th Anniversary Edition at the Terrault Contemporary gallery in Baltimore, MD. As you’ll see in the photos below, advanced copies of the novel were available, and the night featured a series of fiction readings, emceed by bizarro…

The Gorelets Omnibus

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"Bored with sleeping? Read this book at night. Michael Arnzen's poems are absolutely terrifying. His writing makes me uncomfortable for all the right reasons. If you enjoy the things that go bump in the night, Arnzen's poems might change your mind. Arnzen is disturbingly, madly, brilliant and I pray for those close to him." —Ryan Mecum, author of Zombie Haiku and Dawn of Zombie Haiku

"This is mandatory reading...brief, vivid poems written with skill, verve, and perverse humor. The Gorelets Omnibus collects nearly everything Arnzen's written under the Gorelets banner, and it's a must-have for the dark-verse aficionado." —Scott Emerson, Morgantown Poets

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