@Pulpcurry Nowadays all those future dates (1984, 2001, etc.) have already happened and we’re hyperconscious of the now. We’re post-scifi!
@eScottNicholson Damn. Sorry to hear it was so, well, dumb! I was hoping for the best. Will skip or wait till vid.
@tanyatwombly Raising a mug of ‘magical garden’ tea to that!
Pronouncing “Genre.” youtube.com/watch?v=hvlOk1… (I laugh at youtube comments… a genre all their own).
Don’t sharpen the knife. Sharpen the stone until you have two.
@JustinRoby :-) That King Diamond is of course irreplaceable!
Photo: King Diamond from the “Creepy” Playing Card Deck - Kickstarter by Johnny Whaam tmblr.co/ZgGSZrtVlU9s
the dreadful tang / of patent leather and sawdust — / more horrifying, more cold, / this new coffin, / than one housing the dead
Kindle Photo Experiment #38 : The Serpent Bearer flic.kr/p/fBKPua
Thanks for posting this from the Matheson reading, +Kristina Elyse Butke fb.me/ISuP5YCR
Death in Classical Music: emusic.com/music-news/spo…
The Unexpected Agony of Recording Your Own Audiobook - Katie Hafner - The Atlantic theatlantic.com/entertainment/…
@DarkHousePress Congrats - sounds promising.
Liz_Hand Soon we will achieve literary singularity: everyone on Earth will have written a book. No doubt Amazon will then pay each of us to read them
Photo: The current Humble Origin Bundle offers several dark/horror PC games in the EA franchise cheap,… tmblr.co/ZgGSZrt2fLmK
GALVANI’S DEMONSTRATION OF BIMETALLIC GENERATION OF ELECTRICITY thediagram.com/13_3/galvanis.…
@LeeAllenHoward Congrats on the new novel — which promises to be one of the most disturbing entries in the “dark bizarro” subgenre!
Photo: johndarnielle: as this is not tagged spoiler alert I will now never finish this game tmblr.co/ZgGSZrs-TR5z
CONGRATS to the 2013 Elgin Award winners for best speculative poetry chapbook. sfpoetry.com/el/13elgin.html ‘twas an honor to be nom nom nommed.
@laurenscharhag Ah yes. “The Pedagogy of Pain.” We have such knowledge to show you.
Toy Shining: kylelambert.co.uk/gallery/toy-sh…
Do you know the polar coordinates of R’lyeh? en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R%27lyeh
Richard Matheson, Elmore Leonard… We are losing an amazing generation of popular fiction authors. Put them on your shelves in memoriam.
10 Fictional Languages that Can Be Learnt (including ‘Aklo’ — Lovecraft-speak): smashinglists.com/10-fictional-l…
MilesKington Thought for the week: Whoever named the swimming style as the butterfly stroke had probably never seen a butterfly trying to swim.
Photoset: devilduck: Monster playing cards. I love the poses with world landmarks. tmblr.co/ZgGSZrselZ96
Photo: Hand-drawn payoff matrix for the game of chicken, found in a student post in an online class, “Is… tmblr.co/ZgGSZrscFAd9
“Dares. Literary challenges…a starting pistol aimed at your head”: Instigation: Creative Prompts by Michael Arnzen amazon.com/gp/product/B00…
“It Takes More than a Major”: AACU study finds liberal arts learning is essential to innovative workers of future: aacu.org/leap/president…
TV show idea: Crowley Jr: Psychic Detective.
I miss The Carver: youtube.com/watch?v=tcDFxi…
Waves hello at @SquirrelPicnic You’re doing some really cool things. Like the chet’ds in this pic.
@_MikeLane That is some high praise about Play Dead, Mike! Hope you find it stands up to the re-read! Enjoy.
@kasthomas That is very good advice. Readers have to have interpretive space — room to speculate and puzzle meanings out.
@1Monstermatt So long as it’s filled with machetes, yes.
Arnzen upcoming events page updated. The lunatic is on the grass: gorelets.com/upcoming-arnze…
They’re deveined, deshelled and decapitated before they’re boiled, but don’t be fooled: there are two-headed shrimp in the gumbo.
@Kenyawright77 Thanks for spreading the word, Kenya!
@DianeTurnshek Thanks Diane! So glad you liked the flash essay.
@jendellazanna Clearly a genius, raised by a genius. Kudos, Jen DZ.
My favorite Dexter remakes and riffs…. fb.me/BzsQyjWV
Photo: Joker from the upcoming “Calaveras” deck inspired by Day of the Dead. This playing card deck and… tmblr.co/ZgGSZrs4nIx_
I had a strong feeling you were experienced in the ghostly lunacy of Weton @medialunaband!
Photo: from skyrimconfessions: “I can never bring myself to complete Namira’s Daedric Quest “The Taste of… tmblr.co/ZgGSZrs2kgGQ
@shanedkeene Sad but true. This is why we need fiction! ;-)
#Instigation prompt : Write about a hypocritical monster.
Thank you, Amazon, for enabling me/us to stream the weird Brit film Berberian Sound Studio before it’s available… fb.me/2gpQH9t9V
@jendellazanna Excellent! Your kids sound quite savvy. Musicians? ;-)
“snare”: only other killers recognize / the peculiar resonance / that drumsticks of bone make / when beating against / their owner’s skins
Photo: I like the Vortex Shark! Neat creature in the menagerie available in the free Dark Summoner monster… tmblr.co/ZgGSZrrrTpLt
@mo_ali Neat! “Wonderbook” sounds fun…
Help me toast Raw Dog Screaming Press on ten years of indie publishing done right; leave ‘em a note…. fb.me/1vcmBKHju
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@MarLavaLavaBird What was that? Oh yes. Amnesia!
My novel, Play Dead, is available on the amazon kindle: amazon.com/gp/product/B00…
For those about to crock: we prosciutto.
Instead of writing in a genre, should you write toward a dominant emotion? Sony seems to think you are: ebookstore.sony.com/match-ups/?in_…
Via +RJ Cavender. Love this. fb.me/1kj8qPZax
@MikeBrendan Heh-heh. Yes. It assumes 10 words per tweet on avg, I reckon.
@MikeArnzen Reminder of my shame formula for writers: [# of tweets x 140] / 14 = the approx word count on sth else you could’ve written).
Sampler from INSTIGATION: CREATIVE PROMPTS ON THE DARK SIDE (Mastication Publications, 2013) scribd.com/doc/130789529/…
@Betts_Matt Re-examining this photo. Sometimes, there’s a cruel irony to Braille signage.
Great review of Play Dead from Lee Allen Howard, author fb.me/3cEk3yM8h
I’ve added @davidbainaa to the list of authors on the Instigation Showcase! Look for his tale in the upcoming antho, Piercing the Darkness
@davidbainaa Tell me/us more!
@JasonJackMiller thank you jason! enjoyed the workshop. umber whunnnn fffffaghn.
@CrickChris congrats on your succeses in microhorror
@ctstout nice shot chris. thx!