June 2011

The Dark Librarian — creepy new flickr photo. http://fb.me/12Nf13c1B

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Updated version of “Reserved for the Hipster” posted: flickr.com/photos/gorelet…

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Updated the front page of http://gorelets.com a little bit today. http://fb.me/11dOwl6CJ

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“Reserved for the Hipster” — new photo art posted to : flickr.com/photos/gorelet…

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pourmecoffee RT @LettersOfNote: “I HAVE REPLACED EVERYTHING IN THE FRIDGE WITH HORROR” http://bit.ly/iHfXDp

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RDSPress Added a page to the RDSP web site about Michael Arnzen - Gorelets.com’s trip to the Stokers. I just find that… http://fb.me/TPWEMGBD

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An imaginary alien vampire artifact just posted to my flickr galley. http://fb.me/U4CL2h3C

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“You Had to Go There”: new blog tour essay on my relationship to horror http://post.ly/2IYjC

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Instigation Parody at the 2011 Banquet with @MikeArnzen and @JeffStrand http://post.ly/2IWoi

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RT @40kUSA What If A Video Game Was Poetry? ow.ly/5rQT5 <- This essay title would be a good poetry prompt,

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TheDarkEva @joe_hill @MikeArnzen @chadhelder @jgfaherty @JonathanMaberry @MidnyteReader
my First and RT! bit.ly/lqnzPp

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Nice local media coverage of the book launch party at : manygenres.blogspot.com/2011/06/tribun…

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Photos from graduation reception http://post.ly/2HrBY

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Photos from the Alumnae Luncheon at the writers residency http://post.ly/2Hktu

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Photos from Day 4 of our popular fiction writers residency at Seton Hill U http://post.ly/2HVWC

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JasonJackMiller Photos from the HUGE launch party for MANY GENRES and alumni book signing at Seton Hill U michaelarnzen.com/photos-from-th… via @MikeArnzen

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heidirubymiller Heidi Ruby Miller Seton Hill Many Genres Book Launch heidirubymiller.blogspot.com/2011/06/mgoc-e… RT & tweet a link to your photos from the event

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Photos from the HUGE launch party for MANY GENRES and alumni book signing at Seton Hill U http://post.ly/2HLMl

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Congrats to David L. Day @dday376 for defending his horror novel thesis at Seton Hill http://post.ly/2HL6B

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Book signing 7pm tonight for Many Genres: michaelarnzen.com/mandalas-of-ma…

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MANY GENRES, ONE CRAFT: Lessons in Writing Popular Fiction: manygenres.blogspot.com SIGNING tonight 7pm SHU campus: gorelets.com/blog/arnzen-ne…

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“Chase”: new surreal image posted to my flickr album. http://fb.me/Y2JxzuR8

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MANY GENRES big book signing tomorrow — Friday 7-9pm, Seton Hill U campus gorelets.com/blog/arnzen-ne…

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Great shot of some of the Writing Popular Fiction faculty at Seton Hill University http://post.ly/2GhZs

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Diverse photos from Day 3 of our graduate pop fiction writers residency at Seton Hill http://post.ly/2GhKu

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The alumni writer’s retreat begins. Photos from Seton Hill U. http://post.ly/2Gh9c

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Photos from first thesis presentations at SHU’s Writing Popular Fiction residency http://post.ly/2GbSm

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Some photos from early in the Writing Popular Fiction residency at Seton Hill http://post.ly/2GbFX

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@EllenDatlow has posted a great collection of photos from the 2011 : flickr.com/photos/3502525…

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Students in our MFA residency at U. - First group to receive the iPad2 http://post.ly/2GavC

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JustAfterSunset Man vs Nature. Man vs. Machine….Man vs. Octopi?-Dr. Mike Arnzen

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‘Hello, Twitter!’ - a group shot from the orientation! http://post.ly/2G3i1

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2011 Stoker Weekend report posted to gorelets.com http://post.ly/2Fz8K

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Prepping for my 24th writers residency (!) in the MFA program at fiction.setonhill.edu Looking forward to and the signing.

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Thank you @posterous for enabling me to create a way to share on the road and set up a true Social Network hub at michaelarnzen.com

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Kurt Newton reads “The 39 Steps” - audio from the Sea of Alone book launch at 2011 Stoker Weekend http://post.ly/2Fu6F

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WPF students/faculty: Excited to see you tonight. Let’s use as a common hashtag this residency?

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I have heard good things about that local workshop @neilisgood - you should join it! Also maybe look into Eye Contact on campus next term.

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@magawelek iTeach sounds exciting. Wish I could attend. I think a new literacy is emerging, and contemp publishing is helping create it.

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MASSIVE Many Genres, One Craft book party/signing at Seton Hill U (Greensburg, PA) this FRIDAY 6/24 7-9pm: setonhill.edu/news/story.cfm…

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@StrokerAwards LOL. That would be my imagina.

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NicolePeeler I hope all my students travels to G’Burg are going well! Just don’t pat the TSA back. They don’t appreciate it.

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Oh shoot, @tanyatwombly! I thought you were coming to this . Next time. You can graduate any time you like but you can never leave.

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Hi @neilisgood! Maybe drop in at the ‘creativity center’ on campus next term? Or have you considered looking for a local writer’s group?

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My last batch of photos from the HWA’s 2011 Stoker Award Weekend are now online http://post.ly/2Fedf

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MASSIVE Many Genres, One Craft book party/signing at Seton Hill U (Greensburg, PA) this FRIDAY 6/24 7-9pm: setonhill.edu/news/story.cfm…

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Photos from book launch for A Sea of Alone from the http://post.ly/2FXoj

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Visited Amityville on Stoker Weekend w/ alums and colleagues. http://post.ly/2F7Ni

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SetonHillNews “In Your Write Mind” Writer’s Workshop at Seton Hill U. 6/23-6/26 http://bit.ly/kGJoKH http://fb.me/14fOnb3Yl

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More photos from the 2011 - sat morning http://post.ly/2EmPp

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Posted a sampler of shots from stoker weekend so far to michaelarnzen.com @HorrorWriters

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Horror signing in Uniondale, NY, TONIGHT. Here’s my schedule for the : post.ly/2DeQV

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Signing in Uniondale, NY, tomorrow. Here’s my schedule for the : http://post.ly/2DeQV

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Stephen King Poem with Guitar Solos http://post.ly/2DbbW

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Oops…that link from @HorrorWriters doesn’t work. It’s: ustream.tv/channel/horror…

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HorrorWriters Bram Stoker Awards gala presentation to be streamed LIVE this Saturday night, starts about 9:30 EST: ustream.tv/channel/horror…

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Horror_World http://long-island.newsd… HWA Stoker Weekend - will you be there?

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Amityville House Real Estate Story (last May) http://post.ly/2DVTp

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Amityville Horror House on Google Street View http://post.ly/2DKdj

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I’m scared. GIANT HOGWEED invades and attacks Pittsburgh Region. Rare plant burns and blisters skin. From the Trib: trib.me/jdrpfM

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Thx @dreadmedia! “Just got the awesome Many Genres One Craft. Wow! Bye bye free time, hello Master class in book form!” bit.ly/l5dCl3

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Uploaded the cover for A Sea of Alone: Poems for Hitchcock and a few others to the gorelets.com gallery (which is… http://fb.me/140yK52n1

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Just bought my first audiobook via kindle - Dirty Job by Christopher Moore: amazon.com/s?_encoding=UT… …Impressed! Great story by @TheAuthorGuy!

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The Internat’l Thriller Writers interviewed me and @heidirubymiller about editing MANY GENRES, ONE CRAFT: bit.ly/mnTv95

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@LaurelSnyder Eesh. Maybe see if the dog will lick it back up?

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Looking forward to your presentation on Al Feldstein’s Lifetime Achievement Award, @scottedelman !

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CRSRipley @Liz_Hand, Girl Inventor, created the Snuff App for iPad. Photo subjects appear as severed limbs. Brings a new meaning to “point & shoot.”

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update: 2011 Stoker Weekend Coming to New York bit.ly/kkcQnM

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Just donated to the scholarship drive for the Alpha SF/F/H writing workshop for young writers. Give ‘em a coin or two: alpha.spellcaster.org/donate/2011-fu…

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BoingBoing Leather steampunk clown-mask http://bit.ly/jRZQhI

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LOL @cateematthews Gotta avoid brand names, I guess. I can’t think of [that danish store] without thinking of movies like [pugilism] club.

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andersenprunty THE BEARD is now available as a free ebook on iTunes. And it’s only 99 cents for Kindle. http://fb.me/yrIqhYLr

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I am listening to a band you have never heard of called The Factory Press (which is really early Calla): youtube.com/watch?v=SadYz6…

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RT @xLizzieBethx Once you hit 2000 followers, they uncap it. <- You heard her spammers…follow me! I need 700! LOL…stupid cap!

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@NicolePeeler LOL. I recommend Tijuana.

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Yes — all 2000! I can read 5000 a minute! :-) I think I need more followers to fix my “follow ratio” or something.

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Peeved that my ‘following’ list is capped at 2000. Do they realize I actually READ my followers’ tweets?

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Just found cool randomizer on twitter: go to your ‘following’ page. Then click the whippy arrow in upper right corner (“jump to a follower”)

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@JeffStrand See you at the Stokers! Everyone else: I know what I’ll be reading in Summer 2012: jeffstrand.wordpress.com/2011/06/08/com…

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Looking forward to attending the Stokers next week. The deets: http://fb.me/XZpz9A1d

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NicolePeeler Thanks for the @LGwenn @MikeArnzen @amergina @NicholasOlivo!

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victory : I wrote 1004 words in 61 minutes with Write or Die! writeordie.com

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Okay, you’re on, @NicolePeeler! !!!!!!!!

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Pwetty wittew buddafwhy: flickr.com/photos/gorelet…

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@NicolePeeler — Is there at time limit on the word war or is it a race to 1K first?

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The International Thriller Writers interviewed us about Many Genres for “The Big Thrill” zine. (A new podcast… http://fb.me/11seqJwKQ

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Just noticed that the program schedules were posted for next week’s Stoker Weekend: stokerweekend2011.org/panels.php

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You can record your google strum today: goo.gl/doodle/BIW3

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“[Is] all that we see, all colours of all shade / By encroach of darkness made?” — Coleridge, “What is Life?”: litscape.com/author/Samuel_…

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Shout out: Who will be at the Horror Writer Association’s 2011 Stoker Weekend next week? http://www.stokerweekend…

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@guidedogbooks reports that Lance Olsen is working on a new edition of his alternative writing guide REBEL YELL: http://bit.ly/joOZMl

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@bxwretlind Your profile pic is a ZOMBIE LLAMA!? Disturbingly cute. I imagine it must spit contaminated brains at innocent children.

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Just spotted a $10 price drop on Many Genres, One Craft: Lessons in Writing Popular Fiction amazon.com/gp/product/093… via @amazon

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Nice review of @matt_cardin’s Dark Awakenings, @kendallgiles … I enjoyed that book a lot, too.

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RT @bxwretlind “I am not an animal… I am a human being… who is an animal, therefore I am a liar.” <- LOL! But what IS your profile pic?

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Ah, I remember THE ROOK from the 70s! Hope this comic reprint series comes to fruition: http://timecastlebooks.c…

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PlumeBooks Supremely creepy and awesome from our friends @DuttonBooks: http://www.youtube.com/w…

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I think @GeoffTheRobot should have been chosen as the new CBS news anchor, actually.

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My favorite TV personality? @GeoffTheRobot

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@PhilKomarny The stuff of nightmares. I wonder what the snowman doll <?> is whittling? Sth to eat frog legs with, maybe?

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PhilKomarny @MikeArnzen a photo I thought you would enjoy. Taken at a toy store that closed in cranberry. That is what they left… yfrog.com/h0xdligj

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@DavidKM re: Disconnecting People From the Internet Is a Violation of Human Rights http://on.mash.to/jdzwvh <-My modem’s officially fascist!

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Listening to @petermurphyinfo ‘s new album (out tmrw). Dark grit and silk! Preview stream and free track on amazon: http://amzn.to/m141Ji

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thx @tanyatwombly @GreenBeansCake: WSJ reports new fiction trend: mainstream writers appropriate the horror genre: online.wsj.com/article/SB1000…

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I was made for drinking you, coffee. You were made for waking me. http://fb.me/117lrypqN

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Thanks for the msg and this DEVIL WORM story @JStevenYork : via @BreakingScience ‘Devil Worm’ Takes Life to New Depths http://bit.ly/lcdoPe

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dougcoulson “The skill of writing is to create a context in which other people can think.” ~Edwin Schlossberg

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Thanks for the tips @tanyatwombly and @hannaedits … this would be a small run collectible set of cards first, then an app (maybe) later.

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I have a cool idea for a special deck of cards for creatives. Could be turned into an app, too. Any thoughts: where do I market this idea?

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RT @badmoonbooks New Mundt novella pre-order! http://www.badmoonbooks…. <-Get! Mundt’s hilarious.

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Many Genres, One Craft is HUGE. I’ve added some photos to the amazon page so you can see what I mean… : http://amzn.to/iRCdCr

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@LeeAllenHoward “Whodunit? They’re all wearing fright wigs!” <- Murder on the Acrobat Express? Hard to know at the Cirque du Slay.

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Yet another goofy surrealist office supply: the sharpest pencil in the world! http://fb.me/OuLmMyey

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(A personal favorite)

The scariest clown / is the one / draped dead over the steering wheel / still honking its horn / after everyone / has left the clown car.

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That makes 4 five-star reader reviews in a row for Many Genres, One Craft: Lessons in Writing Popular Fiction: http://amzn.to/lynaKj

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More goofy surrealism with office supplies. “Removadactyl” posted to flickr: http://www.flickr.com/ph… -scan

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Goofy surrealism with office supplies. “Stapler Shark” posted to flickr: http://www.flickr.com/ph…

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(A personal favorite)

He winced when yanking off the bandage./ Smiled, surprised that the bite wound had healed./ Screamed when the bandage quivered in his hand.

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PGHCityPaper CP BLOGS: Fleeting pages popular, but not profitable. http://cot.ag/mcDTzX

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Posted ten bonus images in the Alternative Rorschach collection at gorelets.com. http://fb.me/GrYNdOqC

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(A personal favorite)

at the carnival / the man with the oxygen tank / sits on the bench / by the coaster / closing his eyes / smiling at the swelling of screams

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wfc2013 The World Fantasy Convention returns to the UK in 2013. http://www.wfc2013.org/n…

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AdviceToWriters All writers are a little crazy, but if they are any good they have a kind of terrible honesty. RAYMOND CHANDLER

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Wendy_Tokunaga Many Genres, One Craft: Lessons in Writing Popular Fiction: http://ow.ly/57jnc

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Selected poems from
The Nest appear in:

cover for The Gorelets Omnibus by Michael Arnzen