February 2011

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@wwnorton uncanny poem from touchwords app!: “Retreat backwards / diamond incarnate / clouded / bursting” http://bit.ly/eVEJa1

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yvette_tan Book bound in human skin goes on display in Devon http://tinyurl.com/6cm95…

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Goth / she once said / was her lifestyle choice. / I remember this / at her viewing / but she just looks / like all the rest / of the dead.

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All students of criminalistics need to study the lyrics of Judas Priest’s “Breaking the Law.” (You don’t know what it’s like…..)

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JFDerry No, Mr. Bond. I expect you to dance!

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@JustAfterSunset Perhaps there’s an idea lurking in one of your poems. Or try an instigation: http://www.gorelets.com/…

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lol @amergina @NicolePeeler “Gotta ooze it before you lose it!”

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@amergina @NicolePeeler “Oozing” is the best mnemonic device ever.

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Any Alphasmart Dana users out there? I got a used one cheap but it needs a new rechargable battery. Recommendations?

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I hunger for fresh souls, new blood. Please spread my vile corruption by linking to http://gorelets.com on your blogroll / links page.

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Kindle died. @amazon tech: ‘out of warranty.’ Ordered new one. And I have an ipad! That proves…something! Get one: http://amzn.to/dTHt3k

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My lit crit class loved your ‘Tamagotchi’ tale in The New Uncanny @adammarek — and your new collection looks great: http://amzn.to/fCpanJ

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Great new blurbs for our upcoming writer’s book, Many Genres, One Craft, posted at: http://manygenres.blogsp…

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@gemmafiles The Dedalus Book of French Horror: The 19th Century’ is a great under the radar antho of ‘decadence’: http://amzn.to/i0bOGZ

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Too many hooks spoil the clot.

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Hmm…when I wasn’t paying attention, “multitasking” was renamed “continuous partial attention.” See: http://lindastone.net/qa/

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Love the sneak peek at the art/layout by Danny Evarts for “The Terror of Miskatonic Falls” (upcoming Shroud… http://fb.me/AusMs1Pm

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RT @kevinlucia Update: The Terror at Miskatonic Falls http://nblo.gs/eCXJj
<-Check it! - includes a sneak of art to my poem Biology Lesson.

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zombie fist breaks earth / snow-covered boot slips his grasp — / ice fishing for brains

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Assembly line / quality inspector / is run over / in the parking lot / of the car factory. / His last words: / fail.

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Placed a story with the rock solid anthology series, Horror Library, for Vol. 5 later this year: http://cuttingblock.net/…

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Just updated my kindle…didn’t realize I had fallen behind in software updates. Check yours, listed here: http://amzn.to/gdCHve

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“pirouette”: on the closet floor / her child’s / pink satin / ballet slippers / lie still — / toes caked / wet with grave / yard soil

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JeffStrand 10 Important Reasons You Should Buy THE SINISTER MR. CORPSE posted at http://www.jeffstrand.com

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Disgusting Switches (another instance of the tactile uncanny): #more-9475">http://www.nextnature.ne…

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Five days left to help kickstart John Skipp’s ROSE film: http://kck.st/hBUPWs New trailer here: http://www.rose-3dmovie….

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doyle_dcvertigo RIP Humans. The robots have won. http://www.slate.com/id/…

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“These aren’t glasses,” he replied, and the jellyfish sprung from the rims.

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danwall88 Brawndo, Tru Blood, and Stay-Puft marshmallows: Making real fake products http://bit.ly/aBIw2H

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Watson on Jeopardy http://www.jeopardy.com/… — I can’t wait for the final jeopardy round where he sings “Daisy.”

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Editing the pre-press galleys for Many Genres, One Craft! Book is classy and warm…and big! http://manygenres.blogsp…

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I think The Gorelets Omnibus won’t appear until Octoberish now, @richristow Can’t talk about the it yet, but your wish may come true!

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“Surrealist Dartboard” - new digital artpiece posted to my wacky flickr gallery. http://fb.me/KAvx9gCS

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Thanks for asking about Grave Markings, @richristow I’m talking it over with a publisher right now, but no set plan yet.

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New look to the facebook page at: http://www.facebook.com/…

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Hah! I’d hate to see that scythe, @sheldonhigdon.

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Take a page from the Grim Reaper’s notebook: take one of your job titles, and put the word Grim in front of it. Enjoy your day.

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Discreepency: when someone who would normally make you cringe does something nice, gently touching or heroic, totally out of character

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@John_F_Taylor Maybe try “Enter the Gorgon” new goth video from SpeLL C▲s†††r : http://www.luxeternareco…

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JeremyCShipp Brainspotting

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Who knew the sun / was but a big / bowling ball / traveling / so slowly / we orbited it like pins / on its way / to the gutter.

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TheSocialBrain {Metaphors that join body and mind.} Linguistic flights of fancy can invoke a physical reality for our brains. http://alturl.com/94qpt

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Welcome The Tweeterer in Darkness: @weirdtales magazine is now on twitter.

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Oh say can you see. By the say can you see. Who’s proud saaaay can you see. Was so say can you see-ee. And the say can you seeee…

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My terrible towel is now just…a pathetic swatch. Till next year!

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Just posted this amazon review of one of the most gleefully bizarro story collections I’ve read in awhile:… http://fb.me/UvzbKbQX

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Just learned you can virtually tour selected art museums like google ‘street view’: http://www.googleartproj…

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Less remakes, more mashups. Sam Raimi and David Cronenberg should get together and create Brundlefly vs. Spiderman, or Ash meets Videodrome.

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Writers with blogs - @heidirubymiller is calling for Virtual Book Tour participants at: http://manygenres.blogsp…

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There’s a thin line between expectation and expectoration.

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I’m pretty sure anyone named Phyllis Stein does not like her name. Or her illiterate parents.

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RT @io9 The most chilling villains ever to be made of ice and snow http://io9.com/5749835/ <-Great! (I’d add Dwight Shrute’s Snowman, too).

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The Revolution Will Not Be Televised: http://www.youtube.com/w…

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A review of the “Strange Rain” iPad app, and how it relates to das Unheimliche. http://fb.me/EPxFx1uB

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JustAfterSunset “All secrets lead to the dark, and beyond the dark there is only maybe.” - Tim O’Brien, In the Lake of the Woods

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Selected poems from
The Nest appear in:

cover for The Gorelets Omnibus by Michael Arnzen