June 2016

@MikeBrendan No, Mike. the Cxxcxs {{{hands}}} are forever… until dismembered.

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>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>\\ Horizons ////<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<

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Where there’s language there’s math; where there’s math there’s story. @JCSasmor @DennisJerz @NicolePeeler @LeeTobinMcClain @albertwendland

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Kudos to Kristin Dearborn @NarfNitsirk on the launch of her book Stolen Away at - now avail from @RDSPress pic.twitter.com/WB2THqalbG

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We all have our writing processes. Mine is called “drip brew” en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drip_brew @JayAndrewSmith Agreed with @theejamesblair too.

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It’s all for you, Nikki! youtu.be/w7N7TDBceHY :-) Took me way too long to sharpen my axe. Thank >you<!!! twitter.com/NikkiHopeman/s…

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@MichelleRLane Love children, I should have said. So good to see you at the residency!

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Gizmodo The most terrifying slide ever is open for business gizmo.do/RRDrl7m pic.twitter.com/j1XOWFjJfy

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@LoveBTCFilm was a GREAT documentary; we were lucky to see it early! Resource guide by @emselinger here: lovebetweenthecovers.com/resource-guide…

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writersyndrome Great room full of fellow geeks at ! Thanks for chatting about SFF this morning with me. pic.twitter.com/LKnl01CGnb

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@MikeArnzen Thanks to all who came & purchased books. I have a few extras, so query via email if you’d like to buy a signed copy via post.

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At @setonhilluniversity booksigning with Joe-la Dowdy and Luke Elliott. Will post more photos after residency…. fb.me/7wFxDwRAM

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Glass mannequin head from my campus office shelf. fb.me/7x5Vrl4B0

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Join us tomorrow night (Friday 7-9pm) for this book signing that takes over the McKenna sports complex at SHU!… fb.me/2hwQpN21b

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arnzen Note: my SHU email account is temporarily inaccessible to me — contact me via gorelets.com if urgent for time being.

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RDSPress HUGE book signing at @setonhill 6/24, 7-10p meet @MikeArnzen @JasonJackMiller @JustAfterSunset @NarfNitsirk and more buff.ly/28Nsgic

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Great signage outside the Dept of Records vinyl store in downtown Greensburg today!..instagram.com/p/BG-NF0-jqtL/yM

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Thanks @TatteredSpinner! Glad you enjoyed this morning’s talk.

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davidbishop Exciting news about creative writing postgrad alliance between @setonhill & @EdinburghNapier macreativewriting.blogspot.co.uk/2016/06/exciti… @NicolePeeler

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James Patterson doesn’t write his books. And his newest readers don’t read.
wapo.st/28JPJ3C. <-Really.

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Back to the day job. Here Nicole Peeler explains what we do in the Seton Hill University- Writing Popular Fiction… fb.me/4BdVFl9Lr

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Here’s yet another AWESOME new illo by Proverbs for Monsters cover artist Matt Schuster @mpschuster twitter.com/mpschuster/sta…

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MetroUK 10 ways selfies are ruining society and everyone’s day trib.al/nwStL2w

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Seton Hill’s MFA is now 17 yrs old. Here’s to the faculty: @NicolePeeler @LeeTobinMcClain @albertwendland fiction.setonhill.edu

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Valancourt_B Found in a Dennis Wheatley-edited horror anthology. One of the most depressing bios I’ve ever come across. pic.twitter.com/S1al9QacsR

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A neat horror genre coloring book is on the horizon, from comic artist Alan Robert: thebeautyofhorror.comfb.me/sR0Ewy1e

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“The Fifth Dragon” is @iannmcdonald’s prequel to — kindly posted free on @tordotcom tor.com/2015/09/01/the…

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o demon / get thee behind me // keep your tusk / out of my cup / your claw out / of my gravy

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Why Women Are Writing the Best Crime Novels theatlantic.com/magazine/archi…

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Eli: please tap @JimmyPage for the soundtrack! :-) I >still listen< to the DW II lp. Often. Too often. I need a sequel. @Variety @eliroth

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heidirubymiller We’re reading @iannmcdonald for the group read at the @setonhill MFA residency this week! twitter.com/freezin4books/…

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Happy — RT or share this video with dear old dad on ! youtu.be/Sr80JuDDHi4 via @YouTube

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Six in 10 of you will share this link without reading it, according to a new and depressing study
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BoingBoing Indiana Jones Nazi face-melting candle boingboing.net/2016/06/16/ind… pic.twitter.com/rK84nJaBfu

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41Strange Sketch by Terry Gilliam, ‘The Man Who Took Leave Of His Senses’ pic.twitter.com/cnjDDq7gLx

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_PrettyScary Got $850K and No Sense of Fear? Buy the Amityville Horror House! popcrush.com/amityville-hor…

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I hope the lead singer survived. His hair style is just too classic to kill. @JustAfterSunset

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StokerCon Registration is OPEN for - Register now and climb aboard the Queen Mary! pic.twitter.com/Q2q8ZBoLI6

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mcsweeneys Review: The Mead Spiral 100 College-Ruled Notebook mcsweeneys.net/articles/revie… pic.twitter.com/i9Hd47BIOt

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Added a few 2017 events I’m likely to attend to my website at gorelets.com

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Librarians take note: new Young Adults “Write Now” endowment from @HorrorWriters horrorscholarships.com/young-adults-w…

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Stop. Using. Periods. Period.
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Wow! What we call “shock and awe,” back then was “rock and awe” ;-) @BoingBoing

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ruckawriter Great big LAZARUS sale! Digital! Gotta catch ‘em all! The Cull is coming! WHEEE!!! comixology.com/Lazarus-Sale/p…

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How To Channel Your Road Rage Into Cold, Calculating Road Revenge onionstudios.com/videos/how-to-… via @TheOnion

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Groovy. “Crazy West Virginia Mutant Water Woman Blues” by @TheSlowPoisoner : theslowpoisoner.bandcamp.com/track/crazy-we…

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If you haven’t takend a gander at Joshua Hoffine’s upcoming photography book from Dark Regions Press do so soon…. fb.me/2QrgXikbl

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. @GabbyGiffords is one of my heroes. I think of you always — and hear your voice — on days like these, Gabby. twitter.com/GabbyGiffords/…

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BoingBoing Twitterbot that produces endless entries in an imaginary daemonological grimoire boingboing.net/2016/06/12/twi… pic.twitter.com/6pfKiEAcsb

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The color of ‘death’ and ‘slime’ — love it @BoingBoing See also this essay on @VICE abt the actual effect : vice.com/en_uk/read/wha…

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ChicagoManual Tip: When quoting more than two lines of poetry in text, separate them using a slash, with one space on either side. pic.twitter.com/WRhCH5ho5W

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I checked my watch and cursed, nearly spilling my coffee. I raced out of the cafe to feed the parking meter. I… fb.me/4Oq5d0z2E

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p.s. One need not see The Conjuring (1) to see The Conjuring 2. It’s a “new case” for paranormal researchers. @MikeArnzen

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@LuminousLuke A perfect double bill! @BlackPhillip is amazing in @TheWitchMovie but @BabadookMovie is just as delicious. Try Baba first.

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Oh, they will. Around everyone’s necks, spinning and lifting up into the sky….. @jayewells

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@maximum_dan @TheConjuring I’m going to see it on Tuesday. The most demonic day of the week. (It isn’t; I just made that up).

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@mercedesmy Loved this note. You’d fit right in at Seton Hill, Mercedes! :-)

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Last three years is okay. But why waste an opportunity to catch up with things? Go see a new one. @LuminousLuke pic.twitter.com/NDtyo5jji5

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I remind my “English 666” class about homework: to see a new horror film prior to rez. Maybe this one? twitter.com/TheConjuring/s…

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CalifColdblood IO9 Books: Explore the Paranormal History of Ghostbusters’ in This Gorgeous New Book: Ghostbusters’ gallery o… bit.ly/28qvB12

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My pleazsh! And thanks for sharing this tweet about monsterfying baby socks too: twitter.com/SquirrelPicnic… @SquirrelPicnic

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Interesting study of “ghostly presence”: bbc.com/news/science-e… [ For… fb.me/49nsTawfT

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worms in his IV drip / inching down the tubing // sinusoidal veins / wriggle to the wrist // where a suicidal scalpel / awaits

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mpschuster 📷 Forms 1096. Illustrator. You can walk through the forest, and you can pay the toll. tmblr.co/Z_n-ex27adjDD

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@mpschuster OH. EM. GEE! That’s really cool Matt!

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RDSPress Our Reader’s Choice poll is live, put in your vote!

The poll decides which of our books the judges read and… fb.me/27tH43ukm

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THANK YOU for doing this @StephenKing — really wish I could have been there in Sewickley for your wit and wisdom. twitter.com/PittsburghPG/s…

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LOL — Are you really the “stock photo” used on the Selfie Toaster or is it just a lookalike (toast)? @BillyMacLeod jezebel.com/the-selfie-toa…

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Thanks for the lead on Sickhouse, a horror film on snapchat, @shaviro! Must study this. visitsickhouse.com

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InfinitysEndGN I love discovering new artists! Bruce Pennington’s work is stunning! pic.twitter.com/fcBPNllWQt

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This mashup with Scooby Doo just broke my brain. twitter.com/cstross/status…

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sblackmoore .@lilithsaintcrow is crowdfunding her next book, THE MARKED, about semi-sentient tattoos. Check it out. indiegogo.com/projects/the-m…

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My last event till the Fall is a book signing at Seton Hill U in Greensburg, PA on June 24, 7-10p with the Seton… fb.me/7ey3PmKlA

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DHarlanWilson Vol. 1 of BATTLE W/O HONOR OR HUMANITY is in the running for the Wonderland Book Award. bizarrocentral.com/2016/06/01/won… @RDSPress

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HorrorWriters “Can you imagine life without the horror genre? There would be no monsters. Only a**holes.”
― Michael A. Arnzen pic.twitter.com/88IffpikvT

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The smoke is lettering. The pencil pierces the O.
Details make a big diff! : amzn.to/1razdCh pic.twitter.com/WKwPbKQ49Q

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GalleryBooks We are loving the cover for @aniaahlborn’s new horror novel THE DEVIL CREPT IN (even though it..instagram.com/p/BF1TayvuQSg/84

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Donald Trump’s Face Hilariously Replaces the Featureless Heads of NYC Subway Courtesy Posters laughingsquid.com/donald-trumps-… via @LaughingSquid

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@70sologist I can still hear the snap of the lids.

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timoreilly In Aristotelian philosophy, virtue itself was defined as a habit. This is life advice, not just writing advice. pic.twitter.com/v9rQtv6YxW

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HuffPostWeird 5 mysteries about space that might have horrifying answers pubx.co/crEfNX

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If only these things paid enough to “feed” those of us who actually create media. twitter.com/TheAtlantic/st…

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MOJOmagazine Pink Floyd Essential Licks! The Royal Mail are saluting the band with special stamps mojo4music.com/24101/pink-flo… pic.twitter.com/hwJVrZSSvo

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dark_shark A happy 69th birthday to Laurie Anderson pic.twitter.com/jIDEevyxzF

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@JeffStrand @HorrorWriters If we had a major for emceeing, you’d get an honorary doctorate. ;-)

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RDSPress WHILE THE BLACK STARS BURN is currently the #1 Short Story Collection on Amazon Canada, thus completing our first… fb.me/7uKMZbMbO

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Nice StokerCon header! — “Horror Writers Assn presents awards to Faculty, Alumni” @HorrorWriters setonhill.edu/news/detail/ho…

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Why aren’t there nuts in these doughnuts? And if I’m being honest, this pastry barely qualifies as dough.

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I love this, Paul, and you’ve inspired me to try something similar in a writing class in the future! @paulGtremblay @MrGaunt @LairdBarron

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audibleuk EXCLUSIVE Here it is, Chap. 1 of by @StephenKing adbl.co/EoW1 If this tweet gets 50 RTs/❤️’s we’ll unlock Chap.2!

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Faber’s Under the Skin is the daily deal on @audible today audible.com/pd?asin=B00937…

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Useful study; though the categories of “bad writing” and “bad editing” are way too fuzzy for my, um, “taste.” @MoniqueMcDonell @AdamSanto

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JonathanMaberry Here’s the final lineup for NIGHTS OF THE LIVING DEAD, an anthology I’m co-editing with George A…. fb.me/7UtpoPZxJ

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PaulaKrapf Poetic WordClouds: These are the Most Common Words in Poetry ow.ly/JHuW300RSpr

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Sheldon! Will you be at for the big booksigning 6/24 7p? I want your sig on my copy of Madhouse! @Dark_Regions_Pr @sheldonhigdon

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Woman freaked out to find body in yard sale freezer.
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Just rediscovered a mini-poem I posted to @piclits a few years ago, called “Reflections”: piclits.com/viewpoem.aspx?… pic.twitter.com/c9gENd2qpi

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“Have the monks stopped meditating? They all seem to be tweeting.” -Herzog @WavemStudios

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Great survey of the waning meaningfulness of character demise. Surprised, though, that JR Ewing wasn’t mentioned! @tvoti @kikibug13

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The Gorelets Omnibus(es) - Various Editions (2012). flic.kr/p/HzyDD9

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Selected poems from
The Nest appear in:

cover for The Gorelets Omnibus by Michael Arnzen