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The Animal-Lover’s Book of Beastly Murder by Patricia Highsmith - ltd time kindle deal for $1.99 amzn.to/2fvmjiM via @amazon

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“I beheld the corruption of death…I saw how the worm inherited the wonders of the eye and brain.” — Frankenstein ((fave line read today))

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a hand rises from the burial mound / then another / then another / another / and more / as you wish you’d cremated / the experiment instead

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the whaler cleverly crafted a harpoon from a taxidermy swordfish // but in the storm he slipped overboard / impaled & wailing // live bait

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@morbidloren The Cambridge “Old Burial Ground” looks spooky and intriguing. Good link, Loren! @morbidloren

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under the reading lamp at home / the retired dentist leans back in his big recliner / and smiles, nearly losing / his crown of crooked teeth

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@CraigRights Sad but true. It’s been almost 40 years since the original/book. It’s reached folklore stage at this p..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…z1

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Sad to hear it. Have there really been TWENTY Amityville-inspired horror films? WOW! Hometown pride. <chest bump> twitter.com/io9/status/911…

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let’s make a clean break / she repeated to his bones / as she bleached them / in his golf club washer

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The_Millions Because you always wondered what Edgar Allen Poe earned for his writing while he was alive: themillions.com/2017/09/edgar-… pic.twitter.com/e8l4DRH0Iw

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Bring me a goat and the Decanter of Pain! // This porcelain mug of blood has gone cold // & its lifeless liquid mocks my edentulous mouth.

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SFinSFEvents Here Are All The Classic Horror Movies TCM Will Be… tcat.tc/2x4asz4 via @ThoughtCatalog

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Deadfall Hotel by Steve Rasnic Tem [kindle ed] is on sale for $0.99 today amzn.to/2x9NG6m via @amazon

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My favorite editorial correction of the year: “No Y needed as “mucous” is an adjective (“mucus” being the related noun).” [it’s not mucousy]

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grady_hendrix “As important and essential to the genre as Stephen King’s DANSE MACABRE and Kim Newman’s NIGHTMARE MOVIES.” -..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…D5

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IGAPostgrads CFP alert! The Vampire in Literature, Culture, and Film, PCA/ACA Annual National Conference Indianapolis March 28-31 pcaaca.org/the-vampire-in…

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“My Pet Vampire” - excerpted from my reading at the Vampire Arts Festival in Transylvania last May; the whole… fb.me/3fZB2BVlM

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LuminousLuke Been curious about my new podcast but horror isn’t your thing? Stay tuned for next week: we shift gears to a sci-fi..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…3s

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My colleague, @albertwendland is reading and presenting about and the at the Union..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…SC

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he once told me / snoring was the body’s way / of fending off predators during sleep // exhausted, I chuckled / as i poisoned his nightcap

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Congrats! A number of good writers in there. Looks fresh and fantastic. twitter.com/sarajane524/st…

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The Exploring Dark Short Fiction series will continue in early ’18! fb.me/7pE3Yq53s

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Firstscreamto Horrorwood! Will the new golden age of scary movies save cinema?

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How did you know the fangtooth snake-eel was my spirit animal? lol Thanks Nicholas @blackheart24601 twitter.com/blackheart2460…

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Selected poems from
The Nest appear in:

cover for The Gorelets Omnibus by Michael Arnzen