December 2010

Have you played “Resort to Cannibalism”? Link up on http://www.gorelets.com/…

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@davidbainaa To ‘like’ here is to mark as favorite (puts a little star next to it) or to retweet (RT) to share with others.

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marysangiovanni Many Genres, One Craft: New Website: http://wp.me/pRKbH-2a

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Tell him Twitter is a feast of friends, @davidbainaa Then eat his brains.

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Good luck @darkbee13 with your new horror poetry zine @darkmetre

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(A personal favorite)

“Weaponized Common Ailments”: Destroiter, Mortigo, Hauntis, Doomatism, Glandruff and H&R Pox.

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Welcome back to the hivemind @davidbainaa

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LOL. I think Prince can only be described with an imaginary letter, actually! Happy New Year @NicolePeeler!

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Don Hertzfeldt’s “Wisdom Teeth” short is now streaming free on his website! (Also free thru itunes). See: http://bitterfilms.com/

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“Voodoo Movie Trilogy”: A Broadside from 2004 posted on Scribd http://www.scribd.com/do…

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nerdist CHILLING. Muppets with People Eyes—> http://afx.cc/k5n Enjoy placing this squarely into your nightmares!

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Eesh. It took me thirty years to realize that the broken digits on The Police’s “Ghost in the Machine” album are icons of the bandmates.

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“Six Short Films About Chauncey the Serial Killer”: A Broadside on Scribd http://www.scribd.com/do…

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Update/round-up on the blog: “Happy New Year 2001”: http://www.gorelets.com/…

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Reading Arnzen Manuscripts and Rarities on Scribd http://scr.bi/eZTGfA

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In 2011, my website — http://gorelets.com — will have been publishing weird poems for a decade! So… I’m going to release a HUGE e-book.

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Writers: Do you use Google Follow? If so, follow our how-to book blog at: http://manygenres.blogsp…

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“Spring Ahead, Fall Back” - new art posted to my flickr gallery: http://www.flickr.com/ph…

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Just learned: “Graveyard Blonde” is a euphemism “gray hair.”

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Kurt Newton sent me his demented book ‘The Ultimate PerVERSEities’ for Xmas. Great >disturbing< horror poetry: http://amzn.to/hGgfCX

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NicoleCushing Today I lobbied Hollywood to make more films like BLACK SWAN. Read the ACTUAL TRANSCRIPT of this conversation @ http://tinyurl.com/28xwt…

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Goreletter Flashback: Reader Christmas Poems from 2003: http://www.gorelets.com/…

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Reading “Dear Santa” - a lost 1989 manuscript by Michael Arnzen on Scribd http://scr.bi/fvoRxw

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“Fireball”: new digital art posted to my flickr gallery: http://www.flickr.com/ph…

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heidirubymiller MANY GENRES, ONE CRAFT ––— Lessons in Writing Popular Fiction: Welcome to Many Genres… manygenres.blogspot.com/2010/12/welcom… - We’re live!!

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Sneak Preview: Table of Contents for MANY GENRES, ONE CRAFT on Scribd http://www.scribd.com/do…

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bghorror It may be Christmas but according to Casey, that doesn’t mean you can’t watch a few Holiday Horror Flicks! http://j.mp/hXbuFA

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Dungeons and Drawings: artists tackling the D&D monster manual. I’m a sucker for Otyughs: http://dungeonsanddrawin…

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NonHorrorSurvey Don’t forget to check out our interview with @MikeArnzen: http://wp.me/p1dJji-3j

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You’re the people most like me according to @formulists: @doctorow @BrianRathbone! See where you rank: http://is.gd/jfJHe

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MecumHaiku Like an odd splinter, / the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man / stepped on a human.

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Camera+ 2 is out for iPhone! @taptaptap is giving out custom TSA Edition iPads each day for 12 days to celebrate http://campl.us

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NonHorrorSurvey (Interview)Winter Chills with Mike Arnzen: http://wp.me/p1dJji-3j

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NMamatas Horror fans may be interested in the crime fiction version—the “new slashers” issue of Plots With Guns: http://plotswithguns.com/

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Score! Enjoy the Grave Markings in all its paperback glory @vocabvixen And enjoy the squid.

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Wondering what else I could post to my scribd account. All requests, ideas considered. http://www.scribd.com/Ar… [Readcast my Santa tale]

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“Dear Santa” - a paranoid’s letter to St. Nick: my first story accepted by a publisher (who folded): http://www.scribd.com/do…

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“Dear Santa” — my lost 1989 manuscript — now available on Scribd: http://www.scribd.com/do… !

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Seeking readers on scribd while I prepare to post a Xmas horror story of a different kind. Follow me on http://www.scribd.com/Ar…

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I’m now on scribd: http://www.scribd.com/Ar… Xmas story to appear soon. [I’m a green newbie. Follow me?]

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mubi Now playing one week FREE: Don Hertzfeldt’s magnificent animation condensing evolution into 12min: THE MEANING OF LIFE http://bit.ly/aHLQke

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LOL: “Your Terrible Disease is the Greatest Thing to Ever Happen to Me”
by RT Sehgal — http://www.mcsweeneys.ne…

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Cool free album, all cover songs: “Naive Medley” - tribute to the Talking Heads: http://coverville.com/ta… THANKS @Coverville!

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My Q: Why don’t we call icicles ‘ikes’? A: RT @LizardTwits Icicles can stab you and leave no evidence, we must respect them.

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If we call bicycles ‘bikes,’ why don’t we call icicles ‘ikes’?

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I gave the 7 deadlies to someone as a gift tonight: http://www.lodivineyards…

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Beware the Summer Sausage from Hickory Arms.

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(A personal favorite)

“Snapped”: the branch broke/ but it still was sturdy enough/ to drag the horse thief’s noose/ between two ponies/ smiling in their bridle.

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LaughingSquid After Effects, Creepy Abandoned Building Art by Daniele Del Nero http://bit.ly/iglWKM

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Just wrote a sidebar on “Making Modern Monsters” for the book, Many Genres, One Craft: Lessons in Writing Popular Fiction. Coming in Spring!

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David_N_Wilson The ORIGINAL Angsty androgynous sexually indiscriminate vamps. LOST SOULS - Poppy Z. Brite - Audiobook: http://tinyurl.com/2aqyn…

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Just found Bowie’s Station to Station Deluxe Edition (remaster triple album with live sets) for $14 on iTunes. WOW…sold!

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lol @NickCato! Good point about backmasking! !kcis lla s’ti…nwod-edispu dna ,sdrawrof ,sdrawkcaB

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I’m still fascinated by backmasking after all these years: http://www.reversespeech…

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debbimack “Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.” ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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attack on genre fiction http://tinyurl.com/36kca… ||| good defense of genre fiction by @stevemosby http://www.theleftroom.c…

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RT @sfwa Odyssey Writing Workshop Announces Its 16th Summer Session http://bit.ly/eOHa82 <- I taught here last year. Highly rec’d, writers!

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MikeBrendan @MikeArnzen I always took “It is what it is” to mean “I’m not going to bother doing anything about because my blood is actually weaksauce.”

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I’m sick of hearing people say “It is what it is.” No, it isn’t. Tautology is a fallacy and you might as well say “Cuz I said so.”

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Would you burn old books if you couldn’t pawn them off? (I wouldn’t!). Sign of times: http://irascibleprofesso…

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New horror image posted to my gallery: “Scaredy Cat” http://www.flickr.com/ph…

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Thanks @nextnature: “You are the Car”: http://www.nextnature.ne… <- also prevents bird flipping!

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Coverville The strangest thing you’ll see this month: Where-Are-They-Now actors and musicians “sing” a cover of Let It Be. http://bit.ly/glOnDB

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Names that belong in Baby Naming Dictionary: Booyah. Carumba. Doh. Eewie. Fugheddaboudit. Guffaw. Hairy. Iota. Jobless. Karatechop. Lol.

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RT @andrewsfuller Was anyone else afraid of the knife-nosed, beady-eyed PBS logo as a kid? <-Support Public Television…with your organs!

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Register at www.peroozal.com to get ITW’s free. Written by 22 authors incl Deaver, Child, Scottoline +more. http://bit.ly/gndWsM

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PublishersWkly RT @HuffPostBooks Book Videos: 19 Of The Best And The Worst http://huff.to/gI5Rd7

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RT @tanyatwombly I saw an evil witch, covered in the blood of her victims, swirling out of the night sky. Horrorschach? http://bit.ly/fvj2r8

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“Puzzling Vortex” - new weird digital art posted to my gallery: http://www.flickr.com/ph… Tell me what you see. :-)

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Whenever a barista asks you “Room for cream?” be sure to look them in the eye, lower your voice and reply: “There’s always room in hell.”

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(A personal favorite)

winter looms above / snow blankets the graveyard earth / it’s colder down here

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pattonoswalt Hospitals 10 times scarier than graveyards, and 100x more haunted. No one dies in a graveyard.

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@j_c_hay @RDansky You Took the Tooth Right Out of My Mouth. It must have been while you were drilling me.

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(A personal favorite)

: His gray hand / swiped my shoulder / and came right off / at the wrist. / I escaped / but that shade of gray / stays with me.

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My horror story in Legends of the Mountain State IV http://bit.ly/emxFng is about Ghost Bikes: http://www.ghostbikes.or…

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RT @PinkTentacle Man After Man: An Anthropology of the Future - http://bit.ly/eyqOIs <- I esp. love “The Tic”!

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Staplers always look menacing. My Swingline has the sliding mouth of the Alien creature. So evil it doesn’t require childproofing.

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raingraves RT @poetswritersinc Apparently God just inked a deal to publish a memoir with Simon & Schuster. http://at.pw.org/ezmkGU

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RDSPress You could win a copy of D. Harlan Wilson’s TECHNOLOGIZED DESIRE from Goodreads.com http://fb.me/BYNKNUGn

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@John_F_Taylor Too early for me to commit. I do want to produce a new story in an exclusive format like that…but, well, we’ll see!

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@John_F_Taylor I need to plan better this time. Expect interruptions. Etc. You doing it next year?

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I failed miserably last year at The Fiction Project but may try again. My profile: http://arthousecoop.com/…

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arthouse Calling all writers: new Fiction Project launches now! We’d love to send your work on the road with the 2011 Tour… http://bit.ly/eu4nyd

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I always wanted to know what machine was used in Carpenter’s The Thing. Thanks @AndreaAllen @bruces for http://www.starringtheco…

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thebookseller Google expects pre-Christmas launch for e-book platform: Google’s e-book platform Google Editions will… http://bit.ly/fuRdQe

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Selected poems from
The Nest appear in:

cover for The Gorelets Omnibus by Michael Arnzen