January 2016

For @BSiskawicz — info on the bear in The Revenant from @TIME.

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Thanks for the great comments on Grave Markings! Ink up! @matthews_mark goodreads.com/review/show/12…

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I have one of these old models and totally love it: Kindle Fire HDX 7” tablet - 30% off via @amazon lightning deal: amzn.to/1nSeZfI

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FirstBook THANK YOU @humble audiobook listeners - this @NPR book bundle will help bring ! twitter.com/humblebooks/st… pic.twitter.com/Kw8uZAELXY

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Oh, the lessons it has to teach the curious. @abandonedpics

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Slate Don’t watch the TV show Lucifer—read this comic book instead: slate.me/1WLryW3 pic.twitter.com/Ycyt4l1DYK

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Instigation: Creative Prompts on the Dark Side by Michael Arnzen just $3 for the Kindle: mf.tt/Bwqkl

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There’s writing in our blood! And I think it spells… M…F…A…. :-) @timwaggoner

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Just reread this blog post and think I will forever stand by this declaration: “It Is Not What It Is”: disquietingvisions.com/2011/03/28/it-… @GailZMartin

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5280Miles Thank you, it was a great game! twitter.com/PatPatriot/sta…

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test tweet from @draftsapp — nice interface and actions. banning icloud & maps tho.

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That’s right! We live as we read, alone. @troilee

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I cringe for you. Keep editing. Your reader will thank you. @troilee

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To revise means to see through new eyes. Short of enucleation, there are some lessons only come with time @troilee. Trust your gut & revise.

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Neither snow nor rain nor…. aaaiiieee!!! A fresh box of Audiovile CDs arrived today. Thanks @RDSPress !… fb.me/4nal3vuh5

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With all the “establishment” bashing lately, I’m thinking we may soon see real world use of the term “anti-disestablishmentarianism”!

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The Jonathan Shade urban fantasy series by my old friend @GaryJonas1 is on kindle countdown — act fast! amzn.to/1QjRR2Y via @amazon

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BookWorld The weekend’s weather forecast by @crrlnews: pic.twitter.com/8aeaFZkxSh

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I just realized… it wasn’t Exorcist or Jaws… The China Syndrome was the film that scared me most, growing up. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_China…

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Wonderful reflection, Jaye. Wisdom earned through experience. Remember this essay at your thesis defense. @jayewells @SaraJane524

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TheAVClub Triumph The Insult Comic Dog to host presidential election special for Hulu avc.lu/1JlZiaw pic.twitter.com/UE8K7xQF3V

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I want a Lenin / Lennon ribcage disc! Cool article on X-ray Audio via @Slate slate.me/1ZpIiC0

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Yes! :-) Then this uncanny moment will give you then chills: youtube.com/watch?v=z2bTym… @LuminousLuke

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RDSPress It looks like AN EXORCISM OF ANGELS and WHILE THE BLACK STARS BURN have both made it on to the preliminary ballot… fb.me/3oI93mx0t

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RhoSchlump Don’t just be tempted—enroll. You won’t regret it—LOVE this program. twitter.com/mikearnzen/sta…

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On the eastern and western seaboards rose and curled inward, crushing the Midwest in an apocalyptic hug of mud and stone.

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Y & N. It would be uncanny if you heard your recording speak >just like< yourself … when you did not say anything at all! @LuminousLuke

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Rvw of Many Genres: “hands-down the best book on fiction…will tempt you to enroll in the @setonhill MFA.” amzn.to/1JZCduc

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If you bought The Gorelets Omnibus in print from amazon, you can get the matching kindle ed. free: amzn.to/1nasUx2 via @amazon

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Cool horror ! I’m enjoying testing out the app. All publishers should look into this. @getshelfie @Drev7 @StephenKing @DiLaheurte

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Missed this post the other day — KUDOS on finishing your draft @SaraJane524!

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Wrong. These candies are >siamese< twins. Evil status is TBD. fb.me/3mrpna4k4

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On all the penguins glanced at each other as the tanker approached, sharpened icicles dripping from their fin tips.

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andymeholick How to Keep Writing When No One Gives a Shit jennifergaram.com/blog/2016/1/16…

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My twitter ‘likes’ are a way to isolate the poems I post here. Over 200 so far: twitter.com/MikeArnzen/lik…

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Right on. Glad you’re digging the ! Thank you @96_Problems (and a prompt ain’t one). :-)

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Darkest Dungeon has launched. A metaphor for life itself. tmblr.co/ZgGSZr20EecOR

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anneleonardauth I will always associate David Hartwell with my first understandings that SFF was a body of literature beyond MMPs at the bookstore.

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eyesliketwenty Happy 70th to the brilliant David Lynch. Can’t wait to see what’s cooking up in Twin Peaks for 2017… pic.twitter.com/oj5TqWpHjw

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johnkaufeld Can save us from our screens? bit.ly/20aNJa8 via @PopMatters pic.twitter.com/icNys5RElx

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OdysseyWorkshop Struggle to write? Deadline 1/25 to register for Odyssey on Productivity for Writers. sff.net/odyssey/produc…

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Longreads “I think that stories make us human. Only by telling them do we stay so.” lgrd.co/1KqqMGU pic.twitter.com/tJwnfRAIYv

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Thank you, David Hartwell, for everything. You helped make speculative fiction legit and inspired me greatly. locusmag.com/News/2016/01/d…

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Impressively organized! Great way to track all the threads, internal and external. Kudos to you in the process! @LuminousLuke

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tell every child you know: marshmallows are the turds of friendly ghosts

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JustAfterSunset AN EXORCISM OF ANGELS gets some love in @FANGORIA. Thanks for the nod, @shawnmacomber. This made my day! fangoria.com/new/the-year-i…

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Doug_Wynne I have a new favorite short fiction writer. How did it take me this long to discover Lucy A. Snyder? Why didn’t… fb.me/T5K4zQYM

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heidirubymiller Celebrate the upcoming release of STARRIE by entering to win a signed trade paperback of MARKED BY LIGHT @goodreads goodreads.com/giveaway/show/…

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So cool to announce the MWA nominees on Edgar Allan Poe’s birthday @EdgarAwards theedgars.com/nominees.html

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Writing Horror & Paranormal Novels - book collection for $35 at the WritersDigestShop writersdigestshop.com/writing-horror…

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My ghost robot doppelganger is blushing. Thank you! @JustAfterSunset

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HorrorWriters Horror University launches at @StokerCon2016 on May 12-15 in Las Vegas! Get your tix at goo.gl/6nxKak pic.twitter.com/uosoBKvQQB

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Bruce Willis stars in King’s Misery on Broadway – what the critics saigu.com/p/4e8jq/stwIs

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55 years ago today: Eisenhower’s prescient “Military-Industrial Complex” speech: youtu.be/Gg-jvHynP9Y via @YouTube

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MsJonesn Watch Bruce Springsteen Cover David Bowie’s ‘Rebel… twib.in/l/rdp7g9y4ej5 via @RollingStone pic.twitter.com/NCP7SA0v88

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For authors, the shortest distance between two points is a straight line only if you are writing the letter I.

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GlenatComics Découvrez le site officiel Glénat Comics !
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Multiple Fungasms! Thx @fungasmpress for making all these bold books by wild writers. fb.me/2IBrRbQEr

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NicolePeeler A local news write up on yours truly… bit.ly/1OlqIMe via @TribLIVE @setonhill

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Coffee is the one true heaven on earth and lattes are topped by the seafoam of angels. @LuminousLuke

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LibraryThing Shelfari is closing down—import your books to@LibraryThingg and get a free lifetime account!blog.librarything.com/main/2016/01/s…Upic.twitter.com/43MCR2a7MLL

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The ink has spilled! Thinner than blood, thicker than mud. Enjoy. :-) @matthews_mark

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Neat essay on the art in “Story of the Youth Who Went Forth to Learn What Fear Was” @fairytalereview @joelhans Also: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Story…

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I only eat the authors of adult coloring books. They taste like blueberries. @MikeBrendan @ChuckWendig

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This doll - based on a game (FNAF) - is the #1 preschool stuffed animal at @amazon right now: amzn.to/1n5xdu9 Summon Chucky!

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Scarfolk 1970s high school forensics for charity (Part 2). More information here: scarfolk.blogspot.com/2016/01/forens… pic.twitter.com/TG0VaceRqK

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“What strange manufacturing is afoot in the haunted factory?” See @ThePetulantMuse’s 191st response: wp.me/p4Xr6z-cd

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Votre stratégie diabolique pour aujourd’hui est …. “Il suinte.” diaboliquestrategies.com pic.twitter.com/AXhIs9yvjA

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JJL was as iconic in H8ful Eight as Linda Blair was in The Exorcist. Hope she wins! :-) @thehatefuleight

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thehatefuleight Congrats to Jennifer Jason Leigh Academy Award Nominee for Best Supporting Actress! pic.twitter.com/R8DGxnbbqR

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Kudos to Kristin Dearborn on the books announcement! We’re thinking of you at res. @RDSPress @BrianKeene @NarfNitsirk

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here’s a happy moment with grimdark and horror authors @SaraJane524 @MarkHennion and @LuminousLuke at pic.twitter.com/cKoEj11bru

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We’re getting a great inside look at the publishing business from @EloisaJames at pic.twitter.com/dVt46tBR2y

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MarkHennion Your Own Protagonist: A Glimpse At Seton Hill University’s Writing Popular Fiction Program markhennion.com/2016/01/12/you… pic.twitter.com/PA2OFEJ5iz

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ZacharyLipez Supposed to hand in piece on Blackstar last night. Scrapped it. I realize there’s been a lot but I did this instead. vice.com/read/david-bow…

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MacCocktail .@Loudwire: “Bruce Dickinson to Launch Limited Edition Iron Maiden Beer By the End of 2016” bit.ly/1Zo8dPF pic.twitter.com/ZYx72R6m6Z

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Sad to lose . I’m going to re-read ‘All the Young Dudes: Why Glam Rock Matters’ by Mark Dery in tribute. amzn.to/1RwmR37

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Smoke (of the dead?) gets in your eyes? I want to read this! Thx for the lead @jayewells

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‘Make Something Up’ by @chuckpalahniuk is today’s @audible_com audiobook deal of the day! audible.com/pd?asin=B00UZ8…

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Stumbled onto this beautiful secret xmas manger, lit up on the @setonhill campus last nite. pic.twitter.com/zi1zSLcaHZ

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Here’s @albertwendland and @LeeTobinMcClain with Maria V. Snyder at residency last nite pic.twitter.com/tCRYTdJPnO

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Here’s @NicolePeeler kicking off this season’s lively & crowded orientation pic.twitter.com/lTzdjOLYxn

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PulpLibrarian Illustrations by Henrique Alvim-Corrêa for War Of The Worlds (1916). Charming, but scary…
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That IS pretty dope! I watched it before I saw - they push some of the same buttons. Good stuff. @AldrichPatrick @JustAfterSunset

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This tin is for @MarkHennion as a thank you gift. Enjoy rez! pic.twitter.com/jBb8qpPRCY

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Love it when these Instigation postcards from hell come in the mail for masticationpublications.com ! Will scan &… fb.me/79Iv4WhNb

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NicolePeeler Travel safe folks! See you tonight!!!

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“decanting the spirits”: Your skull is a mask / in a mold / unbroken. // Your voice is a soul / in a flask / poured open.

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heidirubymiller ARTICLE: Heidi Ruby Miller’s Uncanny Interview with Michael A. Arnzen at SIGMA heidirubymiller.com/2016/01/articl…

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verge First Click: The quietest story of is also the biggest theverge.com/2016/1/7/10728… pic.twitter.com/vgaheEKuUz

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We must defend the right to blaspheme independent.co.uk/voices/on-the-… <- France’s @Charlie_Hebdo_ is the US’s @nationallampoon — cherish both!

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INTERVIEW> I recently spoke with Heidi Ruby Miller, author about my work on the Uncanny valley for the Parsec-sff… fb.me/3AbTfwuAf

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from back cover of Danger Slater’s ‘I Will Rot With You.’ Yay Fungasm Books! instagram.com/p/BAIilySDquL/ fb.me/2rlbjyjWf

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eHorrorBargains THE CREATION by The Behrg, only $1.99 for a Limited Time! ehorrorbargains.com/2016/01/04/the… pic.twitter.com/e7z9eWDNIa

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@matthews_mark My pleasure! Thanks for writing Milk Blood. Provocative book!

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Here’s America as understood by each state’s affinity for Leonardo DiCaprio films : imdb.com/TheRevenant/le…

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Preordered ALL SMOKE RISES by Mark Matthews, the sequel to his disturbing MILK-BLOOD. amzn.to/1NYeFUY via @amazon

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Grand Prize winner in the leatherbound Proverbs giveaway is STEFAN ANDREW. Congratulations to Stefan and all who… fb.me/2431AUbM3

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Best wishes with Killdarlings, Shaf! Looks fantastic. Hope it makes for a great 2016 @danschaf

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Zombie Vision instagram.com/p/BAC47rIDqgq/ Still ing it on the damned fridge after all these… fb.me/7y7wuNFvS

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Iran’s blogfather: Facebook, Instagram and Twitter are killing the web gu.com/p/4e93d/stw

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I just followed the bread face blog on instagram. Um, thanks @Adweek ! adweek.com/news/technolog…

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“…the only upcoming sequel actually tied to the Amityville franchise.” And it looks pretty good to me! MAGGOTS! @ZADF_ORG @OddNMacabre

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My contest grand prize winner has only three hours left to respond or I draw a new name! :-) Always check your email over holidays, people.

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“Zombie Vision” - my first 2016 Fridge of the Damned poem. ..instagram.com/p/BAC47rIDqgq/Qz

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Wrong, Bono. All is not quiet on New Year’s Day. For one thing, you’re singing…

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Happy New Year! I resolve to Instagram in 2016. instagram.com/p/_-S_7pDqlx/?…

NYE… fb.me/6TB3mWLPG

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The New Year’s giveaway contests at gorelets.com have ended — thank you! Grand prize to be announced after winner confirmation.

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Selected poems from
The Nest appear in:

cover for The Gorelets Omnibus by Michael Arnzen