December 2015

Happy New Year! one hour left to enter the contest! gorelets.com/blog/arnzen-ne…

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Three free book giveaway raffles on my website — entry due Midnight est! So easy even a stumbledrunk could do it. gorelets.com/blog/arnzen-ne…

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Happy New Year! Still 1 copy left to win! See this for: Play Dead. NoPurchNec:… fb.me/WrPJ7O5O

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New Year’s Eve for: Grave Markings: 20th Anniversary Edition. NoPurchNec: giveaway.amazon.com/p/84bc51c0a916… RT to your buds.

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RDSPress Last chance to win awesome book from @MikeArnzen, details here: buff.ly/1JLnYDY

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Fondly recalling our collaborative NYE story on @AuthorBee from two years ago — “The Resolution”: scribd.com/doc/194905273/…

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That is probably the best mashup I have EVER seen! Thanks for sharing it @Live_for_Films! bit.ly/1O04MXR

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Discovered the @FacultyofHorror cinema podcasts the other day — great heady stuff. Latest ep is on The Shining. facultyofhorror.com

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Hateful Eight said to resurrect lost Morricone scores from 80’s horror films The Thing & Exorcist II. True?: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Hatef…

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LaughNYC 2016 is coming and I need to put fire under my ass….i’m going to buy a hover board.

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Thx for the sale, David. I just picked up your “Double Dare” with the great Wayne Allen Sallee! @davidbainaa @CDennisMoore

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Happy New Year! My holiday contest rally ends tonight. Last chance to win free Arnzen books. Visit gorelets.com/blog/arnzen-ne… for details.

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2 copies, still avail to win! :-) for Grave Markings: 20th Anniversary Edition. NoPurchNec: giveaway.amazon.com/p/84bc51c0a916…

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One copy still left: See this for: Play Dead. NoPurchNec: giveaway.amazon.com/p/94f248da8f4c…

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See this for a chance to win: Grave Markings: 20th Anniversary Edition…. fb.me/3DVEDQrKS

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I didn’t mean to kill those four people with my mad rhymes. I’m not guilty; I just have paragraphluenza.

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Alert! A new prize just went live on the NYE giveaway rally — click to see if you win! + Tell yer pals. Ends tmrw. gorelets.com/blog/arnzen-ne…

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Uncanny Valley Revisited: Masahiro Mori discusses the origin of the theory youtu.be/0g0sH3jTaVc?li… via @Delicious

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aka “What About Poe?” featuring Bill Murray as Edgar. :-) Love this book cover @corleyms @Valancourt_B amzn.to/1JJfcWR via @amazon

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WIN THIS BOOK. Proverbs for Monsters is bound in dark red leather (like a bible or hymnbook), comes in a… fb.me/73G0QkZVf

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Still 1 copy left in this for Play Dead! NoPurchNec: giveaway.amazon.com/p/94f248da8f4c… Sign up to The Goreletter for another contest!

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The Goreletter: Dec 2015 - eepurl.com/bDrVf5

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Sign up to my free newsletter b4 NYE and you could win a leatherbound copy of Proverbs for Monsters worth >$125!… fb.me/2ojZikXCf

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Sign up to my free newsletter b4 NYE and you could win a leatherbound copy of Proverbs for Monsters worth >$125! gorelets.com

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Bonus prompt for twisted writers:
Occult story title: “Pentagramma”

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Just learned that wikipedia hosts a record of notable deaths by year. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lists_of_…

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jeffvandermeer My 2016 predictions include boy bands, Knausgard, bronies, orcas, potato chips, Al Pacino, and tardigrades. jeffvandermeer.com/2015/12/28/my-…

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Finishing up the latest Goreletter. There will be blood. And prizes! :-) Subscribe free here: eepurl.com/IY4o9

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One out of the two Play Dead random draw prizes has been won! Still a chance to win the other copy: giveaway.amazon.com/p/94f248da8f4c… @MikeArnzen

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Here’s your scratch ticket for a chance to win a free paperback copy of my novel, Play Dead. giveaway.amazon.com/p/94f248da8f4c…

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RDSPress Enter to win a copy of PLAY DEAD by Michael Arnzen - Gorelets.com, find out instantly if you’ve won! fb.me/7xoZejgnx

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“Raven Confused” posted to my gallery: flic.kr/p/BB3zvB <— A / mashup! :-)

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Tonight is Christmas in Las Vegas. Find out why on my just-updated prize rally page at gorelets.com !… fb.me/7L6vmA2GG

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Dave_Bullis 5 creepy ways Humans are plunging into the uncanny Valley
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Thanks to all who entered the Xmas Instigation giveaway. That contest is over, but more continue thru NYE! : gorelets.com

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Last hour of Xmas is upon us in the Eastern Time Zone. Last hour to nab your free ebook of Instigation: gorelets.com/blog/arnzen-ne…

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“Holiday X” (for x-mas). A yuletime oldie from the Goreletter: gorelets.com/blog/blather/h…

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Writers tweeting on Xmas, my gift to you: Instigation free till Midnight eastern tonight. gorelets.com/blog/arnzen-ne… pic.twitter.com/6ELRNpPvOW

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A new giveaway ending on Xmas at midnight (est) has been posted to the contest rally at gorelets.comfb.me/2AFLbpIwh

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Holiday Hugs & Kisses from gorelets.com: gorelets.com/blog/arnzen-ne… & prizes for rest of year…

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bmoviesd POINT BREAK Review: So wonderfully, amazingly stupid. birthmoviesdeath.com/2015/12/25/poi… pic.twitter.com/EYxkeZeBoj

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Not “spoken word”…”unspeakable word”! Enter my for AUDIOVILE on CD!: giveaway.amazon.com/p/b9d3f687c1ac…

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I got a drone again for xmas. My uncle Charley’s story about that time when he did the yadda yadda yadda whatevz.

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A holiday contest rally has begun! Watch this space from now till New Years:… fb.me/4UG42luVa

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More to come. Stay tuned to this page for new contests as they go live! gorelets.com/blog/arnzen-ne… @MikeArnzen

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THAT ENDED QUICK! I underestimated the appeal and it maxed out the # of entries early. I’ll come up with a new one later today. @MikeArnzen

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Happy Xmas! See this for: The Gorelets Omnibus. NoPurchNec: giveaway.amazon.com/p/abeec98c3847… Deadline 12.31. Win a free book!

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Prepping a new book giveaway to wrap up the year — watch my feed or sign up for The Goreletter now at eepurl.com/IY4o9

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Many squirrels have given their lives to that tree. Its rings are made of blood. @LuminousLuke [most def uncanny!]

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Video clip posted to The Popular : gorelets.com/uncanny/book-n… I’m working on the related book for @GuideDogBooks - early 2016.

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How Horror Saved My Life (And Why Writing Horror is Good for the Soul) tor.com/2015/12/01/how… via @tordotcom

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History_Pics Salvador Dali at a book signing, taken with a fisheye lens, 1963 pic.twitter.com/wq2dlQVmcT

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Here’s a video clip from my talk on “The Uncanny Valley” at Neumann University and Raw Dog Screaming Press’s… fb.me/4XUro35i1

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I just read the hilariously sick “Pointy Canes” by Jeff Strand and had to recommend this new holiday horror book… fb.me/4NBEiW2DM

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“Spilling the Coffee” posted to me gal: flic.kr/p/BQRPnP

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(A personal favorite)

deadbird calls you / from the canopy of nightsky / a spirited trill of wind / thrashing feather and foam / behind a ribbed cage of bone

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Because you need to know the etymology of “rebooting”: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reboot_%2…

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Shane, yer new book sounds totally, hilariously disgusting! Looking forward to it. Happy new year! @ShanePMcKenzie @amazon

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Interior Here’s something you don’t see every day: A spotted skunk doing a handstand @SaguaroNPS vine.co/v/e3agjxAm6KU

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Dark_Regions_Pr Christmas Horror Volume 1 now avail on Amazon Kindle: amazon.com/Christmas-Horr… @joelansdale @natesouthard @JeffStrand @ShanePMcKenzie

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Posted a few new shots from my October talk on the (@RDSPress DogCon4) at @NeumannUniv : gorelets.com/uncanny/book-n…

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I’m not saying it is but some do say Trump’s rhetorical strategy in is called “Praeteritio” slate.com/articles/video… via @Slate

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“Abandon All Reason” - new digital art added to my weirdo gallery flic.kr/p/C3PaYL

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“Books breathe as trees breathe. When all the books have gone our mental climate will have changed.” - Howard… fb.me/3xFFtKohP

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An viddy for the Parsec-sff folks: “Robots Falling Down” youtu.be/g0TaYhjpOfo Thx to all who… fb.me/7C6RKfFBE

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One of the Parsec gang recommended I do a search for “Animatronic Dancer”… a great example of the ! youtu.be/auix-QLJwSo

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Gratitude to the @ParsecInc gang for a fun afternoon talk on the Uncanny. “We are all arms…walking on two legs!” A riot. Also: Sun Fizz!

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Wait — that doesn’t read right. I meant the the >hum< is boring into my ears, like some crazy drill pincher. @eyesliketwenty @MikeArnzen

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I bought it! But the hum itself remains at 100%. Full bore. twitter.com/eyesliketwenty…

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GuideDogBooks Coming in the not-too-distant future from GDB: @MikeArnzen’s THE POPULAR UNCANNY. gorelets.com/uncanny/ @RDSPress

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Sad, grizzly story on ritual exhumation of children in Guatemala from @washingtonpost washingtonpost.com/news/in-sight/…

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I’ll be talking all things “uncanny” w/ @ParsecInc at 1:30pm today at Pittsburgh @carnegielibrary in Squirrel Hill: gorelets.com/events/parsec-…

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Every day of the week is black friday at Arnzen-oble : barnesandnoble.com/s/Arnzen?Ns=P_…

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Hadn’t seen the cover for STARRIE @heidirubymiller … I like it! Bradley is such a good artist. @RDSPress @Dog_Star_Books

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Taking more questions this weekend on my @goodreads page — let fly at: goodreads.com/author/61513.M…

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Keep creating new monsters. There are too many of the other out there these days. @JulianMColeman1

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arnzen Long live the Telenoid! @bizarroguy I’ll be talking about the again this Sat 12.12 @ 1:30pm with PARSEC: parsec-sff.org/blog/2015/10/1…

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io9 25 years ago, Edward Scissorhands changed monster movies forever on.io9.com/ty9FfiA pic.twitter.com/mHKs1x3cUF

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Horror fans: If you love the ebook deals on the fantastic @BookBub, I recommend @eHorrorBargains too. It’s like Book Beelzebub.

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New Fire Reader’s Edition is a >tablet< for book lovers. If all u want is ebook reader, get Paperwhite. amzn.to/1IUJHJ8 via @amazon

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.@MONEY reports the new Star Wars has already made a billion dollars in merch and it’s not even out yet. I hope Lucasfilms used Cafe Press.

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Your crazy facebook activity made beautiful : onformative.com/work/4010-face… fb.me/RaOI71jo

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Oops… don’t watch this one if you wish to remain sane. youtu.be/6qCD4cu0jfY fb.me/7OEtKdcLG

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My final speaking event of the year will be this talk on The Uncanny at PARSEC in Pittsburgh on Sat afternoon 12.12: parsec-sff.org/blog/2015/10/1…

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RDSPress Donors like @MikeArnzen have our @BroadkillResort scholarship 20% funded now, enough to send a writer’s arm so far! ow.ly/VvbMH

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I love this split head by @AeronAlfrey — his cover for the new @Dark_Regions_Pr Madhouse anthology is also amazing! twitter.com/AeronAlfrey/st…

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quirkbooks Murray fans! We’ll be live-tweeting the Christmas Special with BIG BAD BOOK OF BILL MURRAY author @Schnakenberg this Sunday at 8 pm EST!

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Today’s diabolical strategy is one of my favorites… diabloiquestrategies.com fb.me/2XkzoAhRy

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Support the fab new @RDSPress resort scholarship. You might win a chance to name the recipient (even if it’s… fb.me/7zrlJj8Z8

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Reason number 284 to major in English: so you can get all the hilarious hashtag jokes!

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RDSPress We’ve launched a scholarship to give a lucky writer a free week at @BroadkillResort. Support our venture & a writer! buff.ly/21y9wu2

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RealTimMcBain Curiosity is an underrated trait for a writer. It’s not what they know. It’s what they want to know that makes their words worth pondering.

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heidirubymiller Awesome new review for the @setonhill MFA writing guide Hoping for some thumbs up (hint, hint!) amazon.com/gp/customer-re…

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zackbeauchamp I’ve had this on loop all day vine.co/v/iaHjtEW1Ii5

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Thanks @clawfish — glad you liked the lecture on taking risks in writing fiction… it’s all “wet cement” till it’s published! @YouTube

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The eclectic “Winter Mixtape” ebook @storybundle from @jeffvandermeer and @AnnVanderMeer — a refreshingly unique gathering of fantasy.

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Hah! How ironic! Funny… but funny in a head-shaking, gawd I wish that wasn’t so true kind of way. @jayewells

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Selected poems from
The Nest appear in:

cover for The Gorelets Omnibus by Michael Arnzen