July 2015

(A personal favorite)

the tongue wonders / what flavors are lurking / beyond the palate

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Adam_Cesare VIDEO NIGHT is 99 cents for a couple days. It’s John Hughes meets Stuart Gordon! How can that not sell you on it? amazon.com/dp/B008PGMQOO

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JRJ_Is_Probable SKULLCRACK for $0.99 on Kindle! “Original, utterly insane, and a shitload of fun.”—David Wong amzn.to/1OQCgGN pic.twitter.com/6mVF5ClQCq

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Cannibals age…tastefully.

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Coolest Trucker Cap award goes to: Toy Machine eyeball hat shop.tumyeto.com/toy-machine-se…

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zschomburg A group art exhibition based on my poems in Fjords is abt to go down in Canton. Start it off on 8/7. @BlackOceanOrg pic.twitter.com/w5NYU2Guwf

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JeremyCShipp Writing tips:
-sew bonnets for your cats
-forget your main character’s name
-build a robot butler out of garbage
-make a map of your brain

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DailyPrompt Write a story that includes fish sticks in some central way. Yup, that’s right. Fish sticks. Frozen, fried fish sticks.

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InterestingLit I like writing with a peacock’s quill; because its feathers are all eyes. – Thomas Fuller (1654-1734)

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Hilarious song parody, Joe-la! Well done & congrats on wk 3 of “My Dearly Departed” wp.me/p4Xr6z-38 via @ThePetulantMuse

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ThePetulantMuse Working on writing a love song for a necrophiliac prompt from Instigation (@MikeArnzen). My family is concerned for my mental stability. Lol

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Here’s some audio from my reading at Nightsun last weekend. @FSUCWCenter Frostburg State University Center for… fb.me/4sV2rFwvt

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GuideDogBooks Our debut publication back in 2008: @MatthewWarnerVA’s HORROR ISN’T A 4-LETTER WORD! amazon.com/Horror-Isnt-4-… @RDSPress

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Every poem is a blood spatter pattern. Enjoy your Fridge of the Damned @JBouthietteJr @RDSPress

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@wytcheboy “Mother Magic” — yes — perfect for the film!

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Babadook is an anagram for A Bad Book.

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joe_hill Novels are vast magic shows, built on a series of fabulous illusions.

Short stories are street magic and rely largely on slight of hand.

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AlanMcN That’s a lot of James Pattersons! RT: “@BNBuzz: We love you, James Patterson! pic.twitter.com/eNVu3lXG6y

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From ‘True Detective’ to ‘Hannibal’: On TV, the Is Everywhere theatlantic.com/entertainment/… @TheAtlantic Yes - an era of

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THANK YOU @MarkHennion — fantastic review of Grave Markings! So glad you ‘get’ what’s going on in that sick book! wp.me/p6msOx-Y

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RDSPress Our page has been updated with new appearances by @Betts_Matt, @JustAfterSunset & @MikeArnzen buff.ly/1CXgiAj

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I’ll be reading tomorrow night 7.24 @ 6pm at Nightsun (Frostburg, MD). fb.me/23iAMRqLo

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Nice surprise, Elsa! Reminds me that I still need to pick up Ayoade on Ayoade : amzn.to/1TSIOrl @Horrorlitchica @frazer_lee

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Many Books, One Space. Good find on clutter in the writer’s office. @heidirubymiller @CatherineMcLea7 @Pennwriters

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Why social robots could be coming soon to a home near you
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New feature in the Instigation Showcase: meet Joe-la Dowdy, who is doing a twisted prompt a day on her blog for a… fb.me/wLwVzEzu

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Many @literarybarbie Try The Shining and “Survivor Type” by @StephenKing. Then “Dread” by @RealCliveBarker Bonus: “Stab” by @wattevans

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The Best of Horror Library is now avail for Kindle too — getting great reviews! amzn.to/1Ki6eVe via @amazon

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(A personal favorite)

He steps onto the green, a hundred divots and spikes networked across grey flesh. Teehead grins, “Such fertile ground…” 4 @JasonJackMiller

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BritFantasySoc Here’s the complete list of British Fantasy Award nominees for 2015: britishfantasysociety.org/british-fantas…

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RDSPress @MikeArnzen is back from Germany with some great photos: At the Lindemann ‘Skills in Pills’ Exhibit in Dresden buff.ly/1Gx2WWu

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DirgeMagazine Blood Sushi is 8 of the most twisted tales we could fine. Pre-order it and download one free TODAY! dirgemag.com/eat-it-raw-blo…

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StrangeJinx I can tell a writer who doesn’t read the same way you can tell a talker who doesn’t listen.

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BlackOceanOrg Help us hit 4k followers: RT and we’ll pick one of you at random for a free book of your choice from our 2014/2015 catalog!

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While we were in Dresden last week, we found Till Lindemann everywhere. Blog update:… fb.me/3tS8nOSyw

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OrsonGalore Dracula by John Badham with Frank Langella as the Count was released this day in 1979. pic.twitter.com/XWAUpbLdHp

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Live_for_Films James Bond’s SPECTRE gets a release date and World premiere bit.ly/1CGWnWr pic.twitter.com/CaiYl8Am7Y

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MarkHennion Good outing @ local bookstores: Dell Abyss had premium horror! Grave Markings” by @MikeArnzen & loving it! pic.twitter.com/Yd629JR4Cf

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carrionblue555 Our first release is now available! amazon.com/gp/aw/d/099627…

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Kudos to Joe-la Dowdy. She’s blogging darkly in response to a new prompt a day for the year! Can you? thepetulantmuse.wordpress.com/2015/07/06/the…

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(A personal favorite)

The world’s oldest drone ant died today at the age of 22 days. It’s cause of death was the cause of them all: an indifferent shoe sole.

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You want to scrape out your brains in small scoops but don’t know where to begin? Try 100 Jolts from @RDSPress rawdogscreaming.com/books/100-jolt…

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:-) [ <—not a smilie; a work mask ] @kanessie ! I can see us all at Senate with those on. lol

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Good deals on @sethharwood books for the kindle today — chance to catch up with Jack Palms amzn.to/1CI7zlB via @amazon

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aftabborka Chinese workers go ‘faceless’ for a day to avoid stress of faking facial expressions ift.tt/1Ogy5DI pic.twitter.com/vfQA5aV9aC

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darklydextercom NEW post: Jeff Lindsay On His Latest Book – “Dexter Is Dead”: “I Am Thinking This Is The Laser Bookdarklydexter.com/interviews/jef…ZN

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I just backed HERTZFELDT ON BLU-RAY on @kickstarter kck.st/1Md1Xmr

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JustAfterSunset @MikeArnzen and I will be battling clown poetry next month at @Rickert_Beagle on 8/8. Feeling confident, Mike? pic.twitter.com/LlsH2eNt2J

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RDSPress Our from the @setonhill Book Signing w/ authors @MikeArnzen @JasonJackMiller @bizarroguy @JustAfterSunset buff.ly/1fkfRWs

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CK_Bond The seashore is a terrible location for a seashell stand. Sally should try selling her seashells on Etsy.

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@davidbainaa Hi David! It counts! We’ll chat later this month…

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Keep your eyes on StokerCon2016 for upcoming horror writing workshops in Vegas next May…. fb.me/6ASQov42z

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CemeteryDance BREAKING NEWS! We’re excited to present the launch of our NEW web site, Cemetery Dance Online! bit.ly/1ekhLoM pic.twitter.com/2Wf8o2zFY9

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ZombieRiot Exclusive first image of @GroovyBruce and sidekicks in @AshvsEvilDead! Read more at ew.com/article/2015/0… pic.twitter.com/r35pS2yTQD

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MercyForAnimals OMG!! Woman buys meat from butcher that is still “pulsating.” mfablog.org/watch-disturbi… pic.twitter.com/SnQULTT9xA

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DingbatDollface Looking for exciting, gritty and dark fiction? check out our Second Publisher Series video focusing on @RDSPress youtu.be/YQo3BoN2tGE?a

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Thanks Sam! Glad you enjoyed the Many Genres book. All the best to you. @portykelly @arnzen

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richristow I am pleased to announce this years winners of the SFPA Rhysling Awards khpbooks.com/richristow/rhy…

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Selected poems from
The Nest appear in:

cover for The Gorelets Omnibus by Michael Arnzen