January 2012

My new post on The Popular Uncanny looks at the JCP “Noooo!” ad campaign, which borrows heavily from the tropes… fb.me/1jiqD76hy

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Upcoming Arnzen Events — Spring 2012 post.ly/52zdq

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Is the horror genre dead? Garth Marenghi has the answer. post.ly/52tk7

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@wdprescott I’d love a series (NOT YA, lol) based on Licker, actually — b/w comic book form - something in the style of Clowes — totally!

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Some people “review” my books. Others just “eww” them.

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Mara_Barr Join the fun. Take a delightfully twisted journey into the mind of @MikeArnzen. Read The Gorelets Omnibus. Got my copy today!

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JustAfterSunset @MikeArnzen: I’ve been leafing through Omnibus throughout the day… great stuff! Glad I get to learn from that demented mind of yours, haha

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Good morning. Anyone wake up today in the “Ultimate Zombie Bed”?: etsy.com/listing/914642…

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“Time Agitator” — another abstract addition to the flickr gallery…. fb.me/1nxDG3vgd

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I’m reading at: Louisiana Conference on Literature Language & Culture: ‘Media, Technology and the Imagination’ 3/29-english.louisiana.edu/laconference/i…JaOZ

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“Enter the Chamber” — latest abstract addition to the flickr gallery. fb.me/1tyevU69n

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I was asked what a ‘broadside’ is by someone who kindly pre-ordered The Gorelets Omnibus (which is due to be… fb.me/1wp3gSTj4

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Wondering: are my file folders ever REALLY from Manila? How long have I been living this lie?

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ChuckWendig This Is How You Die: how-you-die.tumblr.com

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Hey @RL_Stine This year’s freshman class “has always had Goosebumps”! See Beloit’s “Mindset List” of 2012: beloit.edu/mindset/2012/

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And this Kindle Experiment is my ‘most viewed’ digital art piece on flickr: flickr.com/photos/gorelet…

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And this is rated as my second ‘most interesting’ art piece: flickr.com/photos/gorelet…

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So I’ll tell you. This is rated as my ‘most interesting’ shot: flickr.com/photos/gorelet…

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Oopsiedoodlie…sorry about that post. You’d need to be a member of flickr to see the ‘interesting’ list, apparently. How…interesting.

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[Did you know Flickr did this?] Here’s my top 10 “most interesting” art pieces/photos according to flickr: flickr.com/photos/gorelet…

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The Goreletter is still alive. Subscribe at: gorelets.com/cgi-bin/dada/m… fb.me/1hteA0T0M

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Simon Spurrier has produced a hilarious (and sad but true) booktrailer for his Serpent Uncoiled. [thx @Hellnotes]: hellnotes.com/a-serpent-unco…

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Uncanny Elements in The Freakiest Ads of 2011 post.ly/4vK5v

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AlphaWorkshop Last auction day! Crits, books & more f@kehealeya@smallbeerpressr@sarahreesbrennae@MykeColeC@MikeArnzennzen and othealphafundraiser.wordpress.combCcK

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arnzen Spring term classes begin today at U. What books am I teaching? I keep an open shelf at goodreads: goodreads.com/review/list/66…

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At this year, I’ll be respondent on a roundtable on my essay: “The Unlearning: Horror and Transformative Theory” journal.transformativeworks.org/index.php/twc/…

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MARIADAHVANA I’ve read the entire schedule. Ye gods. It’s 35 pages, much of which is…monster. Going to have brain melt about day 2, I predict.

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AlphaWorkshop 2.5 days left for fabulous items from @sarahreesbrenna @Catherine_Asaro @MikeArnzen @daviddlevine and many others!
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The Generous Meter — today’s micro post.ly/4srOe

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I’d call this one “Shakespeare Versus the Nun Zombies of Ixtapaluca” flickr.com/photos/mutants… (c/o Monster Brains: monsterbrains.blogspot.com/2012/01/mexica… ).

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skdotcom_news Salem’s Lot has been nominated for the special Bram Stoker Vampire Novel of the Century Award. tiny.cc/cgxy6

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Arnzen’s New Book Features “How-To” Articles and Dark Prompts for Horror Writers manygenres.blogspot.com/2012/01/arnzen…

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A note of thanks to all who pre-ordered my next book — and a glimpse at the jacket… post.ly/4rdLG

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Last call: free broadside collectible for preordering The Gorelets Omnibus from the publisher here: rawdogscreaming.com/gorelets.html Ends today.

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99u Uncertainty, Innovation, and the Alchemy of Fear - cot.ag/nwzJmN

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@AnitaLaydonMill Everyone really ought to enjoy the days away from the class before it begins. All will be revealed soon; it’s not so hard.

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ALERT!: Deadline is tomorrow to preorder the Gorelets Omnibus and get a free bonus. fb.me/1pRXuv5Pl

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Support the Alpha Workshop Fundraiser post.ly/4q9a3

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captplothole @MikeArnzen @heidirubymiller article in NY TIMES about zombie poetry. They quote one of my poems! nyti.ms/zlSIdg

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AlphaWorkshop Auction starts tomorrow!
alphafundraiser.wordpress.com/2011/12/14/lis… Donations from @theodoragoss @daviddlevine @MikeArnzen @keyhealey @sarahreesbrenna and more!

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theJessMcHugh Refer Freddy Kruger to McNamara/Troy.

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NicolePeeler Hilarious! RT @suvudu: Author Jim C. Hines Strikes a Pose bit.ly/wmp5gB

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Added a few more photos to the set: Graduation for Writing Popular Fiction class of Jan 12. post.ly/4no7d

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deliasherman It’s not too late to apply to Clarion! Great teachers, great experience. Scholarships available. tinyurl.com/7uv3qle

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Cool story: “The Things” by Peter Watts — a short story based on Carpenter’s alien film — from @clarkesworld magazine clarkesworldmagazine.com/watts_01_10/

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Have a great module @jessicafreely … that’s such a valuable one.

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NicolePeeler Follow to hear from @swlittlefield @JulietBlackwell and @RachaelHerron on gender & publishing.

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NicolePeeler . @RachaelHerron: Jenny Cruzie’s Truck Draft—getting your work to a stage where if you get hit by a truck, it’s safe to be seen.

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NicolePeeler About to start tweeting ’s guest speakers discussing REVISIONS! Stay tuned & follow the hash tag.

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RT @JustAfterSunset SHU Intermural Chainsaw Squad dies together at the wine social pic.twitter.com/eCmrGiwy <-I am so proud of you.

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LOL @natt444 @KL_Grady @jschmetzer — I don’t … I wouldn’t discriminate like that. I .

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Day 1 of writer’s residency at Seton Hill (plus: a dog) post.ly/4kAKt

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p.s. The book I flashed last night at is Many Genres One Craft: Lessons in Writing Popular Fiction: manygenres.blogspot.com

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@NicolePeeler also tweeted last nite (hey — let’s consolidate? I like - short yet distinct).

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GREAT comic book cover with homage to @joe_hill and a related writer : stephenking.com/promo/road_rag…

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@MikeBrendan The social may conflict with the Steeler v Bronco game, if it runs long. But I’ll drop by. CU there.

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@RenegadeScribe The alumni retreat in June will be great. Will feature publisher @RDSPress + signing by @JasonJackMiller and me.

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Up early to teach . I chug coffee this early so you don’t have to, class. This morning, we’ll be making a snowman together…muahaha.

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PublishersWkly Don’t miss today’s Google Doodle, in honor of Charles Addams’ 100th birthday bit.ly/xYqdgS

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Photos - Launch of Jan 12 Writing Pop Fiction MFA residency post.ly/4jAa0

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Look forward to meeting our guests - @RachaelHerron @swlittlefield @JulietBlackwell - speaking & selling books Tuesday 1/10.

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@NicolePeeler Happy 2012! Congrats on the Orbit short story! See you at the rez.

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@glecharles I gave up waiting after 45 counts. Good luck with it!

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@lastwordy Thanks for the comment about Perhaps there will be much tweeting after tonight’s launch.

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will miss you @tobiasbuckell @MikeBrendan @KL_Grady @MikeMehalek Thanks for the shout out!

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sfsignal Pingu’s ‘The Thing’: sfsignal.com/?p=47685

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Tonight we launch our Jan Popular residency at fiction.setonhill.edu HASHTAG =

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New ‘kindle experiment’ photo: “Empty Battery” flickr.com/photos/gorelet…

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Disturbing post @schmutzie — thanks! Now following @craftastrophe craftastrophe.net

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This just in: RDSP has reduced the cost of the paperback for the Omnibus! That’s because it focuses on the… fb.me/1gqQRyQek

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Help support landmark Edgar Allan Poe house | pick up “Spirit of Poe” anthology (thx @BevVincent) : literarylandmarkpress.blogspot.com/p/thanks-for-y…

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@JohnUrbancik Huh. The more I think of it, actually, I start to believe that all zombie stories are period pieces, actually. Good call.

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@JohnUrbancik LOL. If people can come back from the dead, why can’t countries and nationalities? Let’s call it “Czombie Czew”.

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Beware the Czombies (yes, I mean the Czechoslovakian zombies).

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petersagal Somewhere in Japan, recently, a copywriter just gave up. pic.twitter.com/EfFz5d2P

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deliasherman Read this. Just read it. I saw things I’ve done to sabotage my writing. I bet you will too. tinyurl.com/87zavvf

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More artwork on my flickr page: “The Final Solar Flare”: flickr.com/photos/gorelet…

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Jumping the Zombie Shark! post.ly/4g5Yl

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Very nice to see our how-to book for writers receiving accolades like this one from the London Book Festival…. fb.me/Qx6hctk2

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HeadlineBooks WINNER Best Non-fiction London Book Festival goes to Many Genres One Craft edited by Michael Arnzen & Heidi Ruby Miller!

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heidirubymiller MANY GENRES, ONE CRAFT Wins First Place at London Book Festival! manygenres.blogspot.com/2012/01/many-g… @MikeArnzen

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Best trailer for a videogame I’ve seen yet: DEAD ISLAND youtube.com/watch?v=ialZcL…

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Amazon’s got a huge 69% discount going on &#34;The Twilight Zone&#34; complete definitive DVD & amazon.com/gp/feature.htm….co/78g@Syfy Watch @Syfy

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Selected poems from
The Nest appear in:

cover for The Gorelets Omnibus by Michael Arnzen