#Instigation prompt on the dark side: A character discovers something unexpected while peeling off scar tissue.
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“Your Fortune is Void” — scary actual fortune cookie photo — uploaded to my flickr gallery. flic.kr/p/mw33h5
Sad but possibly true. But on the bright side, at least we’re not in the era of Olde Texting yet. @chuntastic
NeinQuarterly The news is all bad this morning. The poetry is worse.
Just accidentally typed/ discovered that “grig” is an actual word: thefreedictionary.com/grig
Photo: From JJ Abrams & theory 11: The Mystery Box! “A handcrafted, wooden lockbox made of 100-year-old… tmblr.co/ZgGSZr1B5vzLb
Goodreads says: “You have no more friend requests. Try adding more friends.” I love it when computers snark in 14 yr old girl valleyspeak.
Living Ringtones flic.kr/p/moF2YV
Enter the Story flic.kr/p/arUHst
In today’s new issue of The Goreletter: Hell freezes over; blood streams in creative ways; vampires suck;… fb.me/6qrb85wht
Many thanks @anarchicKnitter! Evil woolgathering indeed. :-)
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Right on. It’s impossible to know without feedback like this… many thanks @jessasobczuk!
If you liked the cover of Proverbs for Monsters — and who doesn’t? — then check out the work of the artist, @mpschuster
@g_so I tweaked the heading size a little. Tested on the iphone…should “fit” smaller windows better now. So helpful, G!
Thanks so much @g_so I think that’s probably happening on mobiles too. I’ll try to fix it!
Testing out a new look and tone for my website — Let me know what you think: gorelets.com
@RueMorgue There’s some amazing items in that collection! Love the marble slab and the Shaw tattoo statue.
Pundamentalism Gary Numan is the opposite of Gary Oldman.
@Tweet_Shrieks Gratzi! Keep shriekin’ yer tweet.
@FJBergmann Hah! Nice.
Help me get the word out about Diabolique Strategies: a random thought generator for creatives on the dark side:… fb.me/3KOrL3GB3
@MikeBrendan Yes! You nailed it! The google doodle is Caspar the Friendly Ghost meets The Wicker Man. Maybe it’s the Ghost of Allergies.
Today’s google doodle scared me. #firstdayofspring
My diabolical strategy for today is “the bad seed.” What’s yours? diaboliquestrategies.com
Photo: The surreal horror PC game, The Void, is 90% off for the next three days on Steam. tmblr.co/ZgGSZr1Aav27u
@thanatos_net LOL — So romantic!
Thanks for that blog entry @kayedacus! What a well-chosen quote from the book.
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@RareHorror “I know what you’re thinking, punk. ‘Is that a full moon or a new moon?’ You gotta ask yourself a question ‘Do I feel lucky?’”
Everyone’s got a little Irish in ‘em on #StPatricksDay. Even if it’s just green bile.
DrAntithesis Before there was “literally,” there was “literally,” literally.
Fandom as Labor - focus of the new issue of Transformative Works and Cultures: journal.transformativeworks.org/index.php/twc/…
New issue of Dissections: The Journal of Contemporary Horror released: simegen.com/writers/dissec…
After WHC14, I’ll also be at Pennsylvania Literary Festival at end of May. Updated events calendar:… fb.me/6KfyzkRri
I starting to wonder if there’s a Malaysian triangle, just like Bermuda’s. The West doesn’t have a patent on twilight zones, after all.
Goo dreads: goodreads.com/MichaelAArnzen
Photo: When you’re in the coffin with Night Mother in Skyrim, Cicero whispers to you like Norman Bates. tmblr.co/ZgGSZr1A04rsj
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The 1000 episode @Coverville DVD treasure chest has arrived — time to go deep into the simulacra chamber. Thanks Brian!
Ain’t that the truth @chad_n_horvath!
Good (depressing) poem @JonYungkans
Sometimes we should say “the dead living” instead of “the living dead.”
@conprogram Got the invite! Count me in… will do q-nnaire soon
beneath the water / some dead awaken / and flail slow / like ocean flora / held fast to the coral / of their concrete shoes #zombiehaiku
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What Oblique Strategies would look like if Brian Eno had been in a Death Metal band instead of Roxy Music: diaboliquestrategies.com
My report on the 2014 AWP Bookfair in Seattle last weekend, w/photos…. fb.me/6y2ml6093
@dubbleaa_ Thank ye, thank ye! Keep writing dubble!
UNITE, Weirdos! @ElayneGriffith
@ssrraman Thanks Sitaraman!
There should be an A.B.D. Who spin-off. #drwho
lol & get well @LaurenDeStefano Here’s your sequel: “The Girl with the Dragon Achoo”
THANKS @Sidney_Williams Many Genres is a HUGE and unique book, and if you end up using it in a class, let me know it goes! :-)
Edgar_Allan_Poe Dungeons are all about the mood lighting.
If you picked up an Instigation postcard at #AWP14 don’t forget to send me your clever ‘greetings’ — I look forward to sharing them online.
@NicolePeeler Hah! That’ll be a good memory to carry home with me. As was the weekend, Nicole! Have fun and see you very soon.
ifsMBA The role of a writer is not to say what we all can say, but what we are unable to say. - Anaïs Nin
@deirdresm Hah — I loved that too in her Fridge poem. Made it all the more twisted….
Warm thanks Danielle! It is always good to chat with @mchinesly
@LWilkesCarey Gracias! I’m pretending it magically won’t snow.
@Phil2Palmer Thanks Philip! Hope all’s going well with you, and that the Hellship continues to sail high.
Cori Cunningham just talked about her ten page side table prose poem at #awp14
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@NMamatas LOL!!!! I hate that, too. I hope to see you this weekend!
@BlackOceanOrg Great meeting you at the conference… your books are phenomenal and can’t wait to read the lot!