December 2012

Oreo Man says HAPPY NEW YEAR! See you in 2013 with exciting news…. fb.me/1t1cyD8nZ

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“Reanimating Dead Photos with New Media Animation” posted to The Popular Uncanny: gorelets.com/uncanny/new-me…

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Just a handful of various “Weirdest of 2012” sites for your New Year’s reflection: gorelets.com/blog/weird-sit…

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I just registered for KillerCon in Vegas, Sept 2013! killercon.com fb.me/2skjRlIjJ

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The Weirdest Baby Names of 2012: babycenter.com/0_unusual-baby…

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@daviddunwoody Good one! But wait…that exists! It’s called podcasting…. :-)

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@Historiator Hah! I think it would be written in bloodstream of consciousness.

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I may actually say “Nappy ewe ears” tonight. In advance: I apologize. To the Ewes. Have a great 2013!

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“Scaraphilia” is not a word. I hereby coin it. To me it’s “scare” not “scar” but you can pronounce how you want. (Mascaraphilia is weirder).

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The term “covers” will refer not to packaging but to nanobots that cover your eyes during the scary/dirty bits.

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Happy Birthday @EllenDatlow! Thank you for curating our genres for so many years. [Everyone else: give her this gift: kickstarter.com/projects/19188… ]

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Everyone across the globe will self-publish a memoir. No one will read a single one.

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TheKaufmann 50 SHADES OF GREY AND ZOMBIES will be the #1 bestseller.

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RL_Stine Real Fan Letter: Dear R.L. Stine, I love pancakes. Please put pancakes in a Goosebumps book.

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A virus called “Scrabble” will break out and scramble the words on ALL e-readers, computers, phones and tablets.

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Random House will suddenly show up in random homes across the world and start making books. Many will foreclose.

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ChuckWendig Barnes & Noble will divorce. Barnes gets the coffee. Noble gets the board games. The books will be forgotten.

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Lots of secret Arnzenian things coming out in 2013. Sign up to my newsletter to be alerted! gorelets.com/about/ New ish in early Jan.

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Thanks, @Luke_Tarzian! OWH is THE how-to write horror book to get. Also recommended: Writers Workshop of Horror and Many Genres, One Craft.

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@MikeArnzen “Begin with a woman…” New instigation prompts over on my website, Gorelets: fb.me/1NhYGtu1M

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New Instigation posted to Gorelets. Start your new year off with a sick writing prompt:… fb.me/1NhYGtu1M

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@JJJohnsonAuthor Neat! What are “pirate refrigerator poetry magnets”? (Lots of “arr” and “rum” I bet?) Share a photo or link of them?

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@DMBimagery “that poet machine of immense rhythm”… I like it!

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@lmorgen “Animal morning”…”velvet dance”…I like it!

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Here’s my monstrous toast to a Happy New Year! fb.me/tiCTqn4l

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@JustAfterSunset @scotydoesntkn0 @TygerKurutz Saw this “Squatchin’” gear this morning and thought of you: zazzle.com/bobo_gone_squa…

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After shoveling snow I sometimes feel like the man in the awesomely weird @LittleBabysIC adverts: youtube.com/watch?v=erh2ng…

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@rachaelkelly18 How supercalifragilisticexpialidocious of you! :-)

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@_DavidMorrell Yes & tablets ARE ereaders; the ebook though, now means non-linear interactivity w/text. Authors will need production teams.

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@GoogleFacts I believe that’s the eyePhone. Wah-wah-wahhhhn.

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@blueberrio Permission granted for one time rights for my “Caught between…” micro in . Release the bots!

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“Grateful Flies” — a refrigerator poem. fb.me/2tKFqZsAX

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Cover your eyes. There’s a new post to the Popular Uncanny on “Viral Video and the Cinema of Attraction”: gorelets.com/uncanny/film/v…

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gorelets.com - They Stop Cthulu (sic) Eating Ye fb.me/1gO0zXj7O

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Looks like a fabulous issue of Diabolique is on its way! Look for my new story, “With this Ring” in this issue… fb.me/288bEzqO6

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My old favorite horror hub, @Hellnotes, posts a good overview of the @PMPressBooks sf/h anthology, FEAR THE ABYSS: hellnotes.com/fear-the-abyss

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Scott — thanks for including The Gorelets Omnibus in your top reads of 2012! @Tweet_Shrieks wp.me/pDjgE-lM

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“French Smilie: Outtake from a Video in Progress” cute/freaky/lascivious photo posted to my blog: gorelets.com/blog/ambulatio…

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I just backed Fearful Symmetries: An Anthology of Horror on @kickstarter kck.st/UatZzY

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kevinlucia WOW. People should pledge to this project, definitely. As a longtime reviewer and even longer reader, I can say… fb.me/27LzuL7Mz

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ArnzenM has a YouTube channel. Subscribe at: youtube.com/user/ArnzenM

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(A personal favorite)

in a secret bunker / a man with shaking fingers / harvests the stem cells / from the glowing placenta / of a premature baby / new year

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If you’re on flickr and want the weirdness in your stream add me as a contact: flickr.com/photos/gorelet…

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@nehabawa Thank you Neha. I aims to creeps.

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JoyceCarolOates Everyone is pure-hearted & “good” awaiting CAT-scan results.

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Really looking forward to the @ledzeppelin tribute at tonight’s Kennedy Center Honors. flic.kr/p/dCbDZW

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RDSPress If you’re recovering from the holidays this podcast might help and it includes a great piece by Michael Arnzen… fb.me/1WZXB7utz

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@LeeAllenHoward @BrianKeene @rdickerson @MikeOliveri Awesome work — really captures the breadth of Brian’s creations. Happy New Year, guys!

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@JustAfterSunset @HorrorScott @LCConnolly @MikeBrendan @whhorner Thank you! Happy new year Steph, Scott, Larry, Mike & Will!

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The Writer — new kindle experiment posted to my flickr gallery flic.kr/p/dEisJj

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“Hello, children! Would you like me to tell you a story for Christmas…?” You’ve got a Little Stocking Stuffer… fb.me/2tLw7HrJx

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“The birth of eloquence is authenticity.” — @charlierose quotable on @CBSThisMorning

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Locomotor Morphology of the Vampire Bat:… fb.me/A1CdqkCu

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If you follow me on twitter, you’ll probably like my Stoker-winning e-newsletter. Sign up for the new volume to come: gorelets.com/about/

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Renate and I reinvested in our old indie imprint, Mastication Publications, for Xmas. Surprises to come! ..twy.la/V2OZJ8JS

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“Desert Encounter” — new art uploaded to my flickr gallery. flic.kr/p/dDhAzZ

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FictIntl “SDSU professor Harold Jaffe combines fiction with reality in ‘Revolutionary Brain,’ now available.” amazon.com/Revolutionary-…

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I like the new layout of @Scribd’s profile pages. Described: wp.me/pbK5Z-BY Mine: scribd.com/Arnzen

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heidirubymiller Types of fiction: Genre fiction - is listed as a reference book! examiner.com/article/types-… @examinercom @MikeArnzen

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The Fridge of the Damned has been in cold storage for many years now. In 2013, it’s defrosting… fb.me/OWuylKHl

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monstersamerica does some head-banging for holidays: Christopher Lee. A Heavy Metal Christmas: youtu.be/gVzOve8T39w via @YouTube

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Today’s commemorates the doom prophecy of 2012: gorelets.com/blog/saturday-…

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heidirubymiller MANY GENRES ONE CRAFT Contributors @timwaggoner & @marysangiovanni had books on Literary Mayhem’s 2012 Top Reads List manygenres.blogspot.com/2012/12/mgoc-c…

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Interesting coverage of the “Kindergarten Killers” game:… fb.me/2CrOdMhw7

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Dark Regions Press (publisher of my book, Proverbs for Monsters) always has some good discount packs. Here’s one… fb.me/1fNWaEHkt

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@scottEweinberg LOL. Yes, a giant stone oven timer. Soup’s on.

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@danj2k I still backed up fictionwise library in epub mobi and pdf formats…a big archive but never sure what e-reader I’ll use in future.

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After you download all your ebooks from fictionwise (last day to do so!), try Calibre for organizing your collection: calibre-ebook.com

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CardsCollector Playing Dead Cards bit.ly/R2oV3E

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Always a fun podcast: the @Coverville end of year top 40 cover song countdown. coverville.com/archives/podca…

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lol @dcrwrites — Maybe you’re righ–––––––––––––

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Rest easy. If the world ended tonight, we’d be getting hourly reports from different time zones, just like New Year’s Eve.

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Reminder that tomorrow (12/21) is the last day to backup your ebooks from fictionwise:… fb.me/29O4l1tI4

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If arriving on the last day on a calendar is all it took to end the world, my kitchen wall would have killed us all years ago.

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@JustAfterSunset Go for it, but Krampus doesn’t do it for me. His unholy name sounds too much like a medical ointment.

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@HorrorMovies Thanks for the heads-up on The Blob Criterion Edition. A polymorph in hi-def! Cool to see it features an essay by Kim Newman.

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Thx @RachellNichole for recommending Fifty Shades of Chicken. Hilarious trailer (w/Patrick Stewart!?) on amazon: amazon.com/gp/product/038…

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Sorry — that last tweet munged up the link. My microreview of the album is on my facebook page here: facebook.com/gorelets

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The 12-12-12 concert is now out on itunes: itunes.apple.com/album/id585701… My micro review: it was a… fb.me/1b1qCVds1

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New 5-star review for Many Genres, One Craft from a writing prof who applauds its value as a textbook for today: amazon.com/gp/product/093…

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I’m running a class on humor in Jan. What was the funniest work of genre fiction you read this year? I’ll let ‘em know.

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kybunnies Only kings, presidents, editors, and people with tapeworms have the right to use the editorial “we.” ~Mark Twain

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joe_hill So some happy news for publishers, booksellers & readers. @nytimes: No Big Hits, but Bookshops Say They’re Thriving nyti.ms/UvMXBR

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@syrrann @HorrorScott You’re going to be great. Everyone enjoys the teaching mods and is supportive of each other — so it’s a warm room.

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If you’re dropping Instagram, come find me on Flickr. I won’t say I told you so. flickr.com/photos/gorelet…

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Cool @JasonJackMiller ! Thank you for this. The Arnzen Law Library has too many shelves for me to remember it all, so I appreciate.

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_MikeLane @Noir_Magazine, a tablet magazine for mystery/thriller & true crime is launching TOMORROW! Check it out: kck.st/QmxrIr

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dblasphemy I’ve added “Blue Christmas (2002)” to the Free Gallery today at digitalblasphemy.com/freegallery.sh…. More to come! pic.twitter.com/oeMLMq5y

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@marysangiovanni Horror as morality play — definitely. Nice comment. The Exorcist is a perfect case in point.

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@IrisBlasi That’s actually a bar’s name in downtown Pittsburgh! A good one, too.

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brettjtalley Ronald Malfi’s Mourning House Is Simply, Transcendentally, Brilliant wp.me/p1Y1YY-nf via @brettjtalley

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@ChristianUncut LOL. I know! [Betamax — assumed to be a cable tv channel or a SpiderMan villain by 38% of population. :-) ]

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@stillwellgray THANK YOU for the great lead! Much appreciated.

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Anyone have a lead on a company that can manufacture a short run of 45s (7” vinyl single records)?

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HorrorScott Oh… And I’m calling it now. The official SHU residency hashtag is . Pass it on.

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@commapress “Possum” by @MrHolness is one of the most disturbing tales of the new century. I’ve taught w/New Uncanny: gorelets.com/uncanny/fictio…

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While you were busy digging your underground bunker, NASA confirmed that you’re a nutjob: mashable.com/2012/12/15/end…

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mental_floss 6 Crazy Ways People Are Prepping for Doomsday —goo.gl/qT6dsb (via@TheWeekk)

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PHOBIC is another great @commapress title! Didn’t know it was on kindle - cool. Loved the Matthew Holness story; not done reading it yet.

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RT @commapress Last chance to order Comma books in time for Christmas” eepurl.com/s8HMD <- I highly rec New Uncanny and Stone Thrower!

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heidirubymiller MANY GENRES ONE CRAFT Contributor Maria V. Snyder’s Scent of Magic manygenres.blogspot.com/2012/12/mgoc-c… @MikeArnzen

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Dark Regions Press had a fun chat with one of my favorite horror-humorists, Jeff Strand tonight. Check out his… fb.me/1PjTHQt84

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Heading over to this chat with Jeff Strand tonight (now!). fb.me/22JQyrc9M

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LPOBryan 9 Things That Would Keep Publishers Awake In 2013 huff.to/TmtFiU

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You, too, can dress like for the New Year’s Eve party: “Dexter’s Kill Shirt” by American Apparel amazon.com/gp/product/B00…

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@LindsaySmith84 Yeah, that bugged me too. But don’t worry: Baby Masuka New Year will distract everyone from their arrival. :-)

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s7 The provocative title of the season finale actually works on another level: LaGuerta has become the “phallic mother.”

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s7 The parallels are everywhere. Quinn kills Nadya’s boss as (threatens to?) kill Deb’s boss.

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s7.11 Wiki writer notes that the poison in Deb’s water bottle in is “actually insoluble in water” en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dexter_%2…

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io9 Anatomical kitchen tools ruin your appetite as they help you cook on.io9.com/P21L4An

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Tonight’s finale of s7 will challenge Dex. But the fate of Harrison will be central to the rest of the series, I think.

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BrianKeene “Horror artists are like dark clowns. We caper and dance in our dark robes and painted faces to distract …tmblr.co/Zdh0UvZSQ30S9b

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Fiction writer tip: Edit the shelfari pages for your books… these details are pushed to kindle store descriptions. shelfari.com/michaelarnzen

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GdL16 That’s not Santa Claus by your stocking. It’s @1Monstermatt! Rt: @6ftplus Episode 45: These Holidays Are Horrible ht.ly/g663T

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I was impressed by the stories I judged in the recent microhorror.com art-themed story contest. Read the winners: microhorror.com/microhorror/

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@LeeAllenHoward Thanks Lee! I did to. Caught all sorts of little foreshadows in it when I watched a second time.

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Computers authoring business books on amazon…edging into romance novels next! This is fascinatingly DISGUSTING to me. singularityhub.com/2012/12/13/pat…

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Today’s is “The Cat with Hands” by Robert Morgan… fb.me/1NPFFesNm

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“The Hobbit’s (HFR) problem is that…it attempts to fit 48 fps motion into a 24 fps visual grammar”: mubi.com/notebook/posts…

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I’m honored to have a track on this great horror-holiday podcast! fb.me/201kj6zb3

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Thanks to Anisa Nin for inspiring my story in the next Diabolique. fb.me/1z2V83FV2

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Just learned this was available for Kindle: “Last Drink Bird Head : A Flash Fiction Anthology for Charity” amazon.com/gp/product/B00…

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The Walking Dead Like Me

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The Commission Impossible

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@mercuryeric “Sanford and Sons of Anarchy” <- Classic!

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Homeland of the Lost

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This Old HOUSE

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Only in American Horror Story with Larry the Cable Guy

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Mad Men of a Certain Age

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I think facebook is the Sam’s Club of the marketplace of ideas. Don’t you? Why are you shopping here?

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No Country for Old Navy

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Broken Sbarro

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Soylent Walgreens

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oldladybishop Salems Big Lots

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ChiZinedotcom ChiZine Publications has announced FEARFUL SYMMETRIES, an upcoming anthology of terror and supernatural fiction,… fb.me/2vVFDTWVS

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“Outoxico” : strange skull art uploaded to my gallery: flickr.com/photos/gorelet…

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BlackDogNate Announcing the winners of the 2012 MicroHorror Story Contest! microhorror.com/microhorror/mi…

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@mike_noble @JasonJackMiller HAH! is a nightmarish concept. All I can say is “Kurt Clonebain”

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Verse Walrus Verse

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While My Guitar Negatively Creeps

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Neat tiny e-reader with twitter poems arrived today from @blueberrio — cool concept. Thx for including me. [Arms]: I am a robot.

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@KCeresWright Hey KCW — that thing you asked me about. YES. Send me the pdf at your leisure if I’m not too late.

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@ChristianUncut I concur with your article! Thx for the mention, too. My alternate SFPA t-shirt slogan? “My God…It’s full of poems!”

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@JesseJSaxon Thanks for the kind comment Jesse. I sleep with all four of the Stoker trophies. It’s like “Weird Sister Wives.”

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MattMooreWrites FEAR THE ABYSS from @PMPressBooks now on Barnes & Noble : ow.ly/g0WJ9 @nookBN

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7.11 The Captain’s boat and Baptista’s “retirement” are juxtaposed against Dexter’s “happily ever after” fantasy.

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“…when you gaze long into an abyss the abyss also gazes into you.” What does it see? A semi-digested donut floating in a pool of coffee.

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heidirubymiller @NikkiHopeman gets a book deal for her novel HABEAS CORPSES. Congrats! wp.me/p13Otz-6p

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Warhol eating a Burger. Surprised he doesn’t know the trick — tap the 57 symbol to get to the ketchup. youtu.be/Ejr9KBQzQPM

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“conclusion” — another strange kindle photo experiment added to my gallery : flickr.com/photos/gorelet…

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How does one fall over a fiscal CLIFF and then hit a debt CEILING? I believe you’ve mixed your metaphors, world economists.

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(A personal favorite)

A politician farted during the heated debate about global warming…and with that one final emission, the ozone collapsed.

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@Querus_Abuttu Time is relative. I know you will enjoy the challenge and depth of and I’m glad you’re in the class!

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Salon Want to get serious about writing fiction? Try playing “Dungeons & Dragons” salon.com/2012/12/08/dun…

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“Linear Ear” added to my “Kindle Experiments” art set on flickr: flickr.com/photos/gorelet…

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And in case you didn’t know: Americans can now preorder the NEW “Red Dwarf X” for post-New Years vegging: amazon.com/gp/product/B00…

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Been watching Red Dwarf again. I must be a geek, but I would love to see a @JibJab redux of The Rimmer Song: youtu.be/E4TLto-nKfU

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RDSPress Never thought I would actually squee until now. You have to read to the bottom to see the RDSP mention: fb.me/sv0bjw10

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This album cover at once disturbs and delights me. fb.me/Q2sK1Dy1

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@space__elevator asks “Why is our moon just named Moon?” <-Good question. I propose we call it Nelson. :-)

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Facebook horrifyingly fails to represent the multivalent personality of Michael Arnzen. Some people like it like that: facebook.com/gorelets

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SFPA announces “Dwarf Star” (speculative micropoetry) winners. Congrats to Marge Simon, Greer Woodward, & G.O. Clarke sfpoetry.com/ds/12dwarfstar…

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RDSPress RDSP has your holiday shopping covered. What to get the Goth, the Creeper and the Budding Misanthrope in your life. fb.me/1pz3GZlIf

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arnzen Gaze upon the Horror Writing booklist for S13: On Writing Horror. Writer’s Workshop of Horror. King’s Night Shift. The Dark Descent.

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Getting cold out. Need “Stay Puft Smores” sircreate.com/image/54791337… Hilarious Art by Brad Hill. fb.me/1WbvoK6mm

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Paperback of “Fear the Abyss” arrived today from @PMPressBooks! Fab design and a hefty sf/horror antho. Get yours: amazon.com/gp/product/061…

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blueberrio anthology keychain reader etsy.me/11sVJFU Ten fantastic stories plus robot pix - written during fest

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blueberrio With 4 RTs, the clean winner of the contest is @mediapathic! Congrats! Wins a microfiction reader. twitter.com/mediapathic/st…

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7.10 A very Oedipal episode. Hannah’s father is a substitute for Harry which is a metaphor for control. Sometimes a syringe…

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Horror fans should definitely check out Diabolique magazine @DiaboliqueMag I’m publishing flash fiction with them. diaboliquemagazine.com/category/diabo…

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Congrats to Many Genres contributor @danamarton on hitting #1 in Romantic Suspense on Kindle for her book, DEATHSCAPE! Go Dana!

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Obviously, you can make your own zombie snowman once it snows. But for Xmas ornaments, this is tops: neatoshop.com/product/Zombie…

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@Slate Disagree that the symmetry of 7.9 was over-done. The whole show is about double lives - together & tugging apart

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TV’s Law and Order is as ubiquitous nightly news. Why hasn’t anyone done a Crime and Chaos spin off or parody yet? Get on that TNT.

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@blueberrio Thank you for the inspiring prompt!

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Anyone know if the Kindle Fire can run the Readerware Android app and scan barcodes? Could be the ultimate combo for book geeks/librarians.

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Via great link from @monstersamerica: Banned “Snack Time Cabbage Patch Kid” buzzfeed.com/ddisabatino/8-… <- uncanny child-consuming horror

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(A personal favorite)

Caught between boardwalk planks, the upturned Sandbot’s track rotates rusty. Kids treadmill on its dying feet.

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scolefiction It was head on. Their eyes met behind broken windshields. Their blood mixed in the middle of the wreckage. It was love at first sight.

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Selected poems from
The Nest appear in:

cover for The Gorelets Omnibus by Michael Arnzen