October 2014

Have to go post the online bonus features for Grave Markings now (the new book has a secret link!) gorelets.com/books/grave-ma… Happy Halloween!

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Here’s the randomly selected but deserving winning entry from @EMStoveken

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Again, appreciations to @JustAfterSunset and all who RTd or posted a crazy poem for - it’s still Halloween here. Stay scary.

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…and the winner is: @EMStoveken !!! Congrats and thank you for tossing up a horror poem for us dogs to chew on. Will DM you.

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I am now using random.org to generate a number to point me to the contest winner…

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Ditto that! was a fun way to jazz up the night! Thanks all! Applause to @JustAfterSunset on co-hosting the mad marathon slam.

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And with a final syllable…the contest comes to a close. Will draw a random winner in a heartbeat or so. Stay tuned.

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(A personal favorite)

the children line up / on my Halloween doorstep / and draw out their knives @JustAfterSunset

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JustAfterSunset The man with the hook/ draws pictures on my navel/ and maps on my thighs @MikeArnzen

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earlfando Soft mid-autumn moon
Sing to me in the darkness
As I rend and howl
@MikeArnzen

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Last call for contest! Ends in 6 mins and 66 seconds. gorelets.com/blog/ambulatio…

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he thought ‘masquerade’ / was a juice made of children — / blended in costume @JustAfterSunset

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Ronin5757 Leaves skitter along/ A single Trick or Treater/ Alone in the dark @MikeArnzen

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JustAfterSunset Jason loves his mom/ thirteen times every Friday/ incest at the Lake @MikeArnzen

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AngelaPardue He calls me Bub, gives me things/ I can use his phone/ I’ll eat his brains anyway @MikeArnzen

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Ronin5757 Time has no meaning/ Imhotep will rise again/ All for ancient love @MikeArnzen

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Ronin5757 A knock at the door/Ready to hand out the treats/There is no one there @MikeArnzen

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JustAfterSunset I meet Freddy in my sleep/ but I wear the glove/ and the children sing of me @MikeArnzen

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(A personal favorite)

as mom searches bag / for any harmful candy — / kid unmasks — not hers! @JustAfterSunset

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MikeBrendan @MikeArnzen She’s tightly wound up / the linens are fresh and clean / High thread count… silky

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ckpoisonedrose Maybe I should save some of my Halloween candy for a writing reward.

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Wow, only 20 mins left in our contest? Get your entries in soon and spread — no smear — the love. Deets: gorelets.com/blog/ambulatio…

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JustAfterSunset Satan and I used to date/ it didn’t work out/ ROSEMARY HAD HIS BABY! @MikeArnzen

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my costume party / was awkwardly frightening — / all came as Red Death @JustAfterSunset

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JustAfterSunset Boy, I’ll put a spell on you/ with whips and with chains/ I’ll love you…if you survive @MikeArnzen

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JustAfterSunset I love . Someone write me a poem about The Raven. ♫ The Raven – Halloween Party Traspoti.fi/10GExBkKx

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Just a half hour left in our contest - enter to win a rare horror CD featuring me and @JustAfterSunset See gorelets.com/blog/ambulatio…

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steam on the doorstep / where the costumed wicked witch / had cried in the rain @JustAfterSunset

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Tom_Connair New clown don’t cut it
(though the maid may disagree)
Twisty will be missed.
@MikeArnzen @JustAfterSunset

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For preparations: Instigation: Creative Prompts on the Dark Side by Michael Arnzen for $3.03 amazon.com/gp/product/B00… via @amazon

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JustAfterSunset Yum! He was tasty/ but he’s in-between my teeth/ I’ll floss with his veins @MikeArnzen

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ajmcdaniels2 Sometimes I wonder/Are the voices in my head?/Or is it the dolls?

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TheCheekyGinger Jacks glow, witches brew,
Apples full of razor blades.
Tradition matters.

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dangerd3an Come, child, show your cheek.
Yes, eat this. The guanciale
Will be the sweeter.

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JustAfterSunset @MikeArnzen Maybe we can call Lovecraft?/ Shout to Cthulhu!/ from the Mountains of Madness

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dangerd3an I lurk at my desk
Bloody horns poke through my skull.
No tricks for me, just patrons.

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dangerd3an I drink from your wrist
A lick, a draught, then power.
Life is in me now.

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ajmcdaniels2 This night is the worst/As a kid they gave me rocks/Here’s a razor blade

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Halloween fast food / dressing up my arteries / in a plaque costume @JustAfterSunset

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It’s uncanny, no? / Perhaps Poe is actually / writing these haiku @JustAfterSunset

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JustAfterSunset I wanted to meet Edgar/ so I ate black birds/ and holed men up in my walls @MikeArnzen

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Edgar Allan Poe / was pecked to death by ravens / (and opium too) @JustAfterSunset

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JustAfterSunset My boyfriend, the corpse/ dead, still, we never once fought/ he was so perfect
@MikeArnzen

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ajmcdaniels2 Plunge face in water/lunging, biting, jaw snapping/bobbing for babies

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TomJoyceAuthor Human centipede
Costume got us written up
Office parties suck

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Yo! is afoot. RT a haiku by me or @JustAfterSunset before 11 est (or write your own) and you get an entry! gorelets.com/?p=7512

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kid drops candy corn / like seed on the graveyard soil — / a mouth emerges @JustAfterSunset

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RDSPress Our Halloween video treat to you: an excerpt from GRAVE MARKINGS read by @MikeArnzen. The book is out now! buff.ly/1wP8GsG

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heidirubymiller @RDSPress Bizarro Halloween and launch of @MikeArnzen’s Grave Markings buff.ly/1zEUp6y @KCeresWright @hannaedits @bizarroguy

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ajmcdaniels2 @ajmcdaniels2: Read the scary tweets/Some seem like they’re watching you/The tweeter’s upstairs!

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ajmcdaniels2 Underneath the sheet/Johnny Smith? Matt Clark? Sue Jones?/ Nope, a rotting corpse!

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JustAfterSunset I had run out of olives/ but not of ideas! /his blue eyes worked in a pinch @MikeArnzen

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RT @AngelaPardue These entries have all been amazing! Really great addition to the best day of the year.<-totally agree! A blast!

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FYI: This is launch night for Grave Markings: 20th Anniversary Edition! Avail now from @amazon or @RDSPress amazon.com/gp/product/B00…

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ajmcdaniels2 Go ahead, pet it
I’m sure it’s perfectly safe,
Oops, guess I was wrong

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kimmiechem2 ambling homeward
moon and shadows following
a black cat meows

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TomJoyceAuthor Conscientious house
Gives out veggies, not candy
Lit rag in gas tank

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JustAfterSunset I eat candy corn with Death/ we pick our victims/ draw straws to see who kills first @MikeArnzen

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for their whiteface grins / and their mute mocking of death / I must reap the clowns @JustAfterSunset

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Just under two hours remain in the contest! RT a haiku by me or @JustAfterSunset or write your own for an entry. Rare CD prize

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dangerd3an Kids roam the dark streets
Some return with sticky treats,
A fine trade for souls.

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theJessMcHugh Fall, sweet autumn leaves!
Blanket my home! (and husband,
too fat for his grave.)

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dangerd3an Black hood and white mask
Call out for treats and mischief.
No face lies within.

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wdprescott They said not to care.
It was an internet prank.
Their screams say different.

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TheNuminous1 That giant spider?
It’s not a decoration.
Fuck this bug life.

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JustAfterSunset I was birthed in the moonlight/ stillborn, yet screaming/ my voice killed all those around @MikeArnzen

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Halloween selfie! / Smiles gleam through costume mouth slits — / but Jimmy’s drips blood @JustAfterSunset

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Betts_Matt It only makes sense/ My sister is a slinky/ I push her downstairs.

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wdprescott How did I get it
to look so realistic?
Touch it and find out.

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I agree. Now I want to play. Maybe I can fit a new one in tonight between all these ! @theJessMcHugh @RDSPress @MicroHorror666

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JustAfterSunset I scared the black cat/ broke into the haunted house/ now I’M the cliché. @MikeArnzen

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TomJoyceAuthor Shirtless guy in bar.
Drunk, painted green. He’s “The Hulk!”
Don’t make eye contact.

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@wdprescott Yeah. It’s not excellent. AHS is to TV what Rob Zombie is to film: a cannibal stew of horror tropes with moments of wow.

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(A personal favorite)

the neighborhood sleeps / but I refuse to join them — / my doorbell still rings @JustAfterSunset

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@wdprescott Hope you’ve been following American Horror Story: Freak Show. I dig it.

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This one is sticking with me @danjfiore Good job.

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JustAfterSunset I’ll be your Maleficent/ stab you with needles/ with me, you’ll sleep forever @MikeArnzen

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wildpokerman Halloween is over now.
I was so scared.
Now here comes the election.

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wdprescott When the darkness lifts,
We ignore the restless dead.
But they keep watching.

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G+: Flash contest tonight on twitter for ! Rare CD prize. Details: gorelets.com/blog/ambulatio… Ends 11pm est. plus.google.com/10618638523940…

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TomJoyceAuthor Trick-or-treating done.
Assessing the candy haul.
Is that … a finger?

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(A personal favorite)

smashing old pumpkins / hundreds of seeds spray asphalt — / but twenty are teeth @JustAfterSunset

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Shout out to say Happy Halloween to @wdprescott ! Hope you’re having a good one, my man.

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Don’t miss our contest - ending at 11pm eastern. Easy to enter or play/write along. Details: gorelets.com/blog/ambulatio…

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EMStoveken Children’s icy hands
Reach, I think, for the candy
Grab my wrist. I’m wrong

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JustAfterSunset My brother is a chemist/ but I am a witch/ and he can’t fight my poison @MikeArnzen @scotydoesntkn0

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(A personal favorite)

Serial killer / waits in Van Helsing costume / to greet vampire kids @JustAfterSunset

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mtnwizard Zombies, ghosts and ghouls
May give some a fright - my fear
Is snowfall tonight

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RDSPress GRAVE MARKINGS by Michael Arnzen is now available for the first time in Kindle with tons of bonus features. Make… fb.me/3A10BBMVz

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JustAfterSunset He was a sweet one/ so I saved him for dessert/ Nice guys finish last @MikeArnzen

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MarcyRockwell As October fades
They come knocking, free this night
To shed child masks
@MikeArnzen @JustAfterSunset

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(A personal favorite)

razor-blade candy / is extra tasty when licked / after it’s been chewed @JustAfterSunset

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JustAfterSunset I eat men for lunch/ wash their taste out with whiskey/ gargle with their screams. @MikeArnzen

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LazyBiscuit Tonight I’ll be handing out candy and listening to @KealanBurke at blogtalkradio.com/authorsontheai…

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MarlowePoints Dirt rolled down his shirt/ Til death do us part won’t work/ I want forever.

@JustAfterSunset

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Flash contest on twitter tonight till 11pm est. A rare opportunity to win a Poedown CD:… fb.me/3TZ5am2Sx

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HALLOWEEN CONTEST: Post new or RT any by @MikeArnzen or @JustAfterSunset before 11pm est for entry. Prize: gorelets.com/blog/ambulatio…

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JustAfterSunset Hello, my dear ones/ Reach into my bag of treats / Be careful. They bite. @MikeArnzen

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Nice one @sheldonhigdon @JustAfterSunset you (and anyone else who joins) are entered in the CD contest for playing along! @JustAfterSunset

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My costume tonight / is the skin of a large man / dressed as leatherface. @JustAfterSunset

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JustAfterSunset It’s Halloween night/ The body in my room stirs/ How long till he dies? @MikeArnzen

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Will be posting with @JustAfterSunset tonite - RT our haiku by 11p est and you could win our Poedown CD! flic.kr/p/dY3qZ9

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RDSPress Our Halloween treat to you: an excerpt from GRAVE MARKINGS read by Michael Arnzen last weekend. The book is out… fb.me/6Mv3Hrks8

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HALLOWEEN POEM: “Mad Voices Swell” by author @theJessMcHugh - scrumptious and scary (and magnetic) ! flic.kr/p/pARAiU

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BevVincent My first essay for : How Carrie Happened stephenkingrevisited.com/carrie-history/ via @CemeteryDance

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JasonJackMiller Just in time for Halloween! Horror From Cemetery Dance, EC Archives, Centipede Press nyti.ms/1vlKlaX @RDSPress

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Rickert_Beagle Get a signed copy here! MT @MikeArnzen: Halloween is here and so is Grave Markings XX from @RDSPress Raw Dog Screaming Press

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Slate Why tattoo parlors are a great small-business bet. slate.me/1wQz5Jj

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crimsonhouseboo “Whenwolf” :) pic.twitter.com/laxs2E7wvb

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OpenRoadMedia One of the scariest books ever. ‘Swan Song’ by @maccmammon is part of @humble bundle: bit.ly/1oIgAAl

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HALLOWEEN POEM: “Red Rare and Steaming” by author @Tom_Connair - makes me hungry. flic.kr/p/pALYWB

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@Tom_Connair @RDSPress @JustAfterSunset This rocks, Tom! The last line got me! Will add to the fridge gallery and post in a few.

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Pumpkins, candy and chunkin’s — not necessarily in that order! Thanks @pigfender

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Halloween is here and so is Grave Markings XX from @RDSPress Raw Dog Screaming Press amzn.com/B00OA80QEI fb.me/3mzC24h20

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Preorders of Grave Markings were delivered to kindles everywhere in the dead of last night. Happy Halloween! pic.twitter.com/YDuaNHvl87

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(A personal favorite)

The toothless vampire suckles worse.

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Nyarlathotep wakes me up every weekend with his damned cthedge trimmer. @Dave_Duggins

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My fiction students discussed “Snip My Suckers” by @lois_gresh today…genius balance of creeps and crafty writing! bookviewcafe.com/index.php/Snip…

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RDSPress VIDEO: B.E. Burkhead performs his poem, “Never Last,” inspired by Michael Arznen’s short horror poem form, the… fb.me/6ReZUjEZv

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CemeteryDance Inc. magazine visits Cemetery Dance Publications, the “spookiest little publisher in the world” wp.me/p1mgfd-1r0

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Thanks for the Rickert & Beagle Books reading photos, Karen! In this one, I dream of being run over by a… fb.me/43cn3gc7Q

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Right on @GodsofLiberty — that DVD has become rare property! Thanks for the awesome note.

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Did you know my “album of flash fiction” — tales set to music — is on ? Audiovile - itun.es/i6B86vD

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alecdshane @MikeArnzen @NMamatas @Nalo_Hopkinson In a fair no. of MFAs I’ve seen the author tried too hard to sound smart & forgot to write a good book

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@NMamatas @alecdshane @Nalo_Hopkinson But of course the MFA mention could mean the book is committee-damaged or unpublishable! :-)

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@NMamatas @alecdshane @Nalo_Hopkinson Yes — but I presume people send queries as fishing with no experience completing a project.

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@alecdshane @NMamatas @Nalo_Hopkinson Agreed, but the MFA proves it’s finished and a >possibly< well-edited manuscript, not rookie bait, no?

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savehorror The most trending Halloween costumes in each state. Washington has the Dog Spider…whatever the hell that is. pic.twitter.com/tbLzktZTM1

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Rickert_Beagle Signed Copies of @MikeArnzen’s Grave Markings are available here! pic.twitter.com/oOnJgeFJsl

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Buy now, and it will creep into your kindle when you least suspect on Halloween day: Grave Markings XXth $4.99 amazon.com/gp/product/B00…

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JustAfterSunset I’m reading with @MikeArnzen tonight at @Rickert_Beagle at 630. We’ll be doing our infamous poetry battle—this time, to NOSFERATU.

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The site for your own Diabolical Strategy of the day is: diaboliquestrategies.com

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BrutalHouse Brutal Hotel California
Holiday Inn Hotel, San Francisco, California, 1970

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TheKaufmann Today on The Scariest Part, Maria Alexander talks about her debut novel MR. WICKER: nicholaskaufmann.com/2014/10/28/the…

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ruckawriter Hey, artist folks—need a recommendation for a good pen that allows me to write in white ink. These uni-ball Signo ones stink.

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I really enjoyed seeing G. Arthur Brown read live. Great mix of humor, horror, bizarro. @RDSPress

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@AngelaPardue That is so true. It would be an epic, beautiful battle of decay.

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Mold would KILL moss in a slow-as-hell deathmatch.

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Hope to see some of yinz weird Pittsburghers at Rickert & Beagle Books Tues nite. Will have the new books and… fb.me/3jFOO6HVJ

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RDSPress @MikeArnzen will have GRAVE MARKINGS at @Rickert_Beagle’s Halloween reading Oct 28th, 6:45p, Pittsburgh, PA buff.ly/1t6yE9H

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TRUE! Nervous, very, very dreadfully nervous I had been and was when my books arrived; but why WILL you say I’m flic.kr/p/py3VeW

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Grave Markings: 20th Anniversary Edition by Michael A. Arnzen for $4.99 amazon.com/gp/product/B00… Preorder on @amazon and get it on !

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HorrorWriters Dressing up for Halloween? Take in-costume to promote the horror genre (and maybe win some books!). HorrorSelfies.com/submit/

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G+: Next event: Reading at Rickert & Beagle Books, Tues. 10/28, 6:30-9pm in Pittsburgh with the “Write or Die”..plus.google.com/10618638523940…Jg

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“The beast has seven heads…” Here’s the audio clip and fotos from the Grave Markings launch party!… fb.me/2FwvVzXIP

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POEM: “Hook and Bone” by poet B.E. Burkhead flic.kr/p/pxhgXr

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POEM: “Demon Knuckle Rhythm” by poet B.E. Burkhead @RDSPress party flic.kr/p/pPM1B7

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RDSPress PHOTOS: Bizarro Halloween at @_TERRAULT_ was a blast! buff.ly/1wtDDm9 @hannaedits @KCeresWright @bizarroguy @MikeArnzen

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Had a blast at the Bizarro Halloween event and cheers to all who made it to the launch party for Grave Markings… fb.me/3JEd7NCMT

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RT @bizarroguy Bizarro Halloween wp.me/p14QHD-wH <- A toast to all who trek out to tonight’s reading event in Baltimore.

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G+: Grave Markings XXth Ann Edition released from +Raw Dog Screaming Press! EVENT: Launch party and ..plus.google.com/10618638523940…2u

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RDSPress Tomorrow at @_TERRAULT_ in Baltimore meet @MikeArnzen @hannaedits @KCeresWright & @bizarroguy. Details: buff.ly/1zomzm4

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If you’re looking for weird inspiration for then check out Instigation: Creative Prompts on the Dark Side gorelets.com/books/masticat…

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ElectricLit Get your literary horror on in time for Halloween with @TobiasCarroll electricliterature.com/then-a-hellbea… pic.twitter.com/5rCB4bV3RJ

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Cool shot of the Bram Stoker Award statue for my novel, Grave Markings. Now available in a 20th Ann edition from… fb.me/70g6ZSo7p

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RDSPress Enter to win a *signed copy* of Grave Markings: The 20th Anniversary Edition by Michael A. Arnzen… fb.me/1Ojg1IIAb

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Recommended by a student in my creative writing class. Let’s be creative! :-)… fb.me/3kaF0y6UY

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@Renzo_Soprano @JosieGiggs Try telling them it’s from new york: as in we buy a NY car.

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roxannestclaire Kobo’s @MarkLeslie says innovative collaborations will have huge impact on publishing in the future.

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@SaraJane524 I love this! I think I >have< this! :-) Great find.

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Publisher @RDSPress is offering a signed copy of the new Grave Markings XXth Edition on @goodreads. goodreads.com/giveaway/show/…

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Time running out for ICFA 36 call for papers deadline: fantastic-arts.org I likely will attend.

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@DeborahKuhn HAH! Good idea. His final song: “One Less Lonely Girl”? (*Important note: I had to look that song title up.)

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I had a dream I was drowning Sting. But he kept gurgling “There is a deeper wave than this…” as I pushed him down, league upon league.

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lartist Here’s the trailer for the Gahan Wilson documentary :) @comicanarchy youtu.be/LX097LQdn9w

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FYI (For your intestines)…. fb.me/6ORRHLr2i

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The whole issue was excellent. Gracias for all you do. @jessicastrawser @WritersDigest

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@ESimsAuthor My pleasure…and THANK YOU. Your article was chock full of great strategies. Your blog is also commendable!

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Read1000Lives Near Baltimore? Halloween season reading to celebrate @RDSPress (re)release of GRAVE MARKINGS by @MikeArnzen rawdogscreaming.com/bizarro-hallow…

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Her huge library was immaculate. Every thin spine aligned in perfect symmetry. I pulled one out, then another…Kindles, all Kindles!

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FanLit Monstrous Affections: Chock full of horror and hormones fantasyliterature.com/reviews/monstr…

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Then I owe you seventeen years of gratitude @astroantiquity …Thank you Joel! The illness inkwell hasn’t run dry yet! :-)

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Hey @HudKol! FWIW: On Writing Horror is avail on kindle but it looks like pbk is in the bundle deal @WritersDigest mentioned above.

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Great tips on suspense writing (21 spurs for of your plot) in the latest issue of @WritersDigest by @ESimsAuthor

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The nose knows. This is great news. BBC News - Paralysed man walks again after cell transplant bbc.com/news/health-29…

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