October 2016

Last chance! Proverbs for Monsters deal from Dark Regions Press: $0.99 expires Midnight PST. amzn.to/2eW2KLB via @amazon

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AWESOME, Tom. Love that you’ve done this every year. Happy Halloween of the Damned! twitter.com/Tom_Connair/st…

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Author and Seton Hill U alum Stephanie Wytovich meets with students after her guest talk with my Fiction Writing… fb.me/5yWNWDLaY

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Happy Halloween from The Goreletter: eepurl.com/cmx8zD

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arnzen A new sound posted: Guest Author Stephanie Wytovich - Fiction Writing Q&A - Halloween 16 soundcloud.com/dr-arnzen/gues… on

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Lol — thanks for sharing the news! Appreciated @jehode — and ! twitter.com/jehode/status/…

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Preorders open for 555 Vol. 2: This Head, These Limbs (from Carrion Blue 555) on amazon! It’s a print only… fb.me/2sl7L2Yns

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So much good advice for writers…thank you for sharing with the class and kudos on all your recent successes. @JustAfterSunset @setonhill

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! Trick or treat… here’s some “Brain Candy: A Zombie Party” from Audiovile @RDSPress youtu.be/eWiavMEpO1Q via @YouTube

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Don’t miss your chance to get Proverbs for Monsters for just $0.99 — offer ends All Hallows’ Eve! amzn.to/2e1HWke via @amazon

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Check this out… an amazing rendition of the entire @StephenKing library! twitter.com/JuniperBooks/s…

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TachyonPub NIGHTMARES highlights the best the genre has to offer - ow.ly/VZkf305BveU @EllenDatlow @PWreviews..twitter.com/i/web/status/7…H4

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Book reviewers — Happy Halloween! Contact me for a review copy of Murrmann: A Tale of Van Helsing. gorelets.com/books/masticat…

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2 days left : Proverbs for Monsters $0.99 Halloween sale! Thanks to all who RT & review amzn.to/2dY6uui via @amazon

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JohnLPottsJr Embrace the Unraveling of Your Fears @Sqweaty @wgevans @MFFHorrorCorner @joe_hill @thewakehorror @RealJillyG @ARBraun @MikeArnzen Groovy

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MURDER SAUNA! New audio just published on the @sfpoetry Readings page: sfpoetry.com/halloween.html

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Attn - The ebook of A Head Full of Ghosts by @paulGtremblay is just $1.99 today: amzn.to/2dUwWFb via @amazon

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<4 days left in the Halloween countdown price on Proverbs for Monsters from @Dark_Regions_Pr — $0.99 amzn.to/2eCZXsM via @amazon

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Around the cauldron at the SHU English Club’s ‘Scary Story Bonfire’ reading earlier tonight. fb.me/2vrZ9jJx1

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Congrats, Lee! Looks groovy. “PERPETUAL NIGHTMARES Coming Soon” leeallenhoward.com/2016/10/21/per… via @LeeAllenHoward

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Krizanovich Rise of female horror filmmaker rollingstone.com/movies/feature…

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@JustAfterSunset Did it make one of those clown horn noises when it landed? :-) Get well.

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Swoop in on this steal of a deal - ends in 1 hr - on Play Dead SIGNED TRADE HARDCOVER Plus Bonus Card ebay.com/itm/MICHAEL-A-… via @eBay

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Horror scholars — as you enjoy your vampire cinema/stories for , keep our CFP for Transylvania in mind! ivfaf.com/academic-confe…

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@TheBehrg @AmazonKindle Gracias amigo! Honored. And thanks to all who have picked up Proverbs for Monsters … humbled!

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Proverbs For Monsters is available for just $.99 now till ! amzn.to/2fht7yY fb.me/OcBRSb1X

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It’s not Murray. He’s wearing orange. It’s David S. Pumpkins. twitter.com/io9/status/791…

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Today we discussed @lois_gresh’s story “Snip My Suckers” and Poe in my Fiction class. On Halloween, @JustAfterSunset visits. Oct rules.

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Posted to Gorelets.com: Proverbs for Monsters Halloween Special! gorelets.com/blog/arnzen-ne…

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Dark_Regions_Pr Bram Stoker Award winning Proverbs for Monsters by Michael A. Arnzen 99c Kindle store until Halloween:..twitter.com/i/web/status/7…nD

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Weird up your party music with the horror of Audiovile: arnzen.bandcamp.com/album/audiovil…

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If my book helps (or has helped) you conquer let me know about it and you could be featured: gorelets.com/showcase/

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Bram Stoker Award-winning collection Proverbs for Monsters: just $0.99 until night! amzn.to/2esJnvH via @amazon

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ALERT! Kindle Countdown DEAL on Proverbs for Monsters ebook 99c for ltd time! Snatch this thick Stoker-winning… fb.me/3c5OEDW3B

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Public service announcement: @ScrivenerApp has release their trial software — literatureandlatte.com/nanowrimo.php

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Thanks Bryan! I recorded it and will see if a clip can be submitted to the SFPA halloween audio page. @thaoworra @sfpoetry @littsburgh

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(A personal favorite)

every eye peers through / a fairly filmy fluid — / all of us assuming / a different shade of clear / that we cannot see

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Agreed w/@washingtonpost: “Trump and Clinton on SNL are funny. David Pumpkins is classic”: wapo.st/2f5uRLs?tid=ss…

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Pretty cool photo from today’s reading by Dan Fiore! instagram.com/p/BL4XJr8FbyT/ Thanks to all who… fb.me/1BnmTEq6n

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See some of you yinzers in Edgewood this afternoon! I’m going to read some very…weird…things. Merry Xmas. gorelets.com/events/af-book…

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Ola, HWA @HorrorWriters members: Please check the forums for just-posted copies of my Stoker-eligible work or query me directly.

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“The reality is that somehow you have money, and somehow you write.” @Longreads @ELLEmagazine

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Horror/SF/Fantasy/Satire Reading with me and Timons Esaias at 2pm today at AF Booksellers in Edgewood/Pittsburgh: gorelets.com/events/af-book…

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nowtoronto Don’t fear the e-reader: how millennials are saving Toronto bookstores buff.ly/2eeUfjd pic.twitter.com/BonqZcPovN

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Hey @garykwolfe — it’s cool to see your lecture series “How Great SF Works” is today’s daily deal on @audible_com! audible.com/pd?asin=B01A1F…

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Hey - aka @littsburgh! - I’m reading the weirdness tmrw (Sat) 2pm with Timons Esaias at AF Booksellers: gorelets.com/events/af-book…

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@rjt200 Also: I am not just a poet or just a novelist really. I’m a ‘writer’ and I juggle every form I can to see what horror happens.

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@rjt200 Yes, but there have been periods when I asked the same question, and always the answer was found while writing the next poem.

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@rjt200 I try not to think about sales - I just write whatever form and length best fits each idea and trust my readers won’t discriminate.

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@maximum_dan Amazing, isn’t it? We may have put too much stock in rerun/remix culture’s relationship with the perpetual present.

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Arnzen reading with the great Timons Esaias at AF Booksellers this Sat, 2pm, Edgewood (Pittsburgh)! Details:… fb.me/5esVg3tfq

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Looks like 555 Vol. 2: This Head, These Limbs will be selling Nov 7th via @amazon - preorder now for $14.95 amzn.to/2dtHmLS

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COLUMBO. My students didn’t know him today. It’s ancient, sure, but this TV detective is pop culture CANON people! en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Columbo

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CriPoWkly Poem of tthe Week, “Midnight Preparation” by @MikeArnzen: poemsoncrime.blogspot.com/2016/10/michae…

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Looks like a great program of courses on the Gothic! twitter.com/gothicmmu/stat…

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A @SWytovich painting hangs on my SHU campus office wall, reminding me — it’s always almost . fb.me/4qfj9NftV

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In my fiction writing class today, we’ll be discussing “Tuning Up” - material from Many Genres One Craft amzn.to/2e81dXk via @amazon

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BoingBoing Negativland’s next album comes with a baggie of Don Joyce’s cremains boingboing.net/2016/10/17/neg… pic.twitter.com/VeJDtkzkHP

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Diabolique Strategies: Random Provocations into the Dark Side diaboliquestrategies.com tip!

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“A Sabbatical in Horror: Prof’s Trip to Germany Inspires a Sequel to Dracula” Thx @beccabaker02! setonhill.edu/news/detail/a-…

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CriPoWkly Our Poem of tthe Week, “Midnight Preparation” by @MikeArnzen: poemsoncrime.blogspot.com/2016/10/michae…

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“55 Ways I’d Prefer Not To Die,” my contribution to 555 v2, has been selected for The Year’s Best Hardcore Horror… fb.me/5ELKeY2VZ

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New Arnzen poem/audio: “Midnight Preparation” at The 5-2 journal, @CriPoWkly poemsoncrime.blogspot.com/2016/10/michae… Thx @g_so!

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arnzen I’ll be teaching EL 312 Literary Criticism in Spring 17 at @setonhill — esp. recommended for any English students..twitter.com/i/web/status/7…fa

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A cool new “Greeting from Hell” came in today’s mail:… fb.me/9JB7h2xI0

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I don’t have a bucket list because my bucket is bottomless and I’d rather die falling down that abyss than with a checklist in my hands.

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MichaelSimsBook The GORGEOUS new cover for @lklinger ‘s next book. 2016 is the bicentennial of the composition of the book and 2018..twitter.com/i/web/status/7…jM

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Good interview with @ericjguignard about the benefits of @HorrorWriters — “Treat it like a school… you get out o..twitter.com/i/web/status/7…Pi

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Here’s “Why Zombies Lumber” - from Audiovile: The Expanded Digital Edition: arnzen.bandcamp.com/track/why-zomb…

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CemeteryDance Sneak peak of @joe_hill’s novella SNAPSHOT 1988 available in the new double issue of Cemetery Dance. Order here:..twitter.com/i/web/status/7…fv

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chrisfarnsworth Today, taking my cue from @Harkaway, I am only posting amazing dispatches from the future we’re already living in…twitter.com/i/web/status/7…iL

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Gawd @glamour mag - please look at films w/ mad cosmetic surgeons, beauty obsessed killers and sexy blood fiends. T..twitter.com/i/web/status/7…l9

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Writers, It’s Time to Learn the Guitar, and Other News theparisreview.org/blog/2016/10/1…

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Looks like a good bargain, horror fans! Another deal from Dark Regions Press… fb.me/82rAP0kcS

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CriPoWkly Unpublished poems needed for November 7 (U.S. election week) and beyond: poemsoncrime.blogspot.com/p/guidelines.h… Submit by Oct. 15.

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“The Real Reason Clowns Freak Us Out” at National Geographic… fb.me/7FO6G9Fh1

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torbooks Fantasy author @BrandSanderson’s writing class has wrapped up — and you can watch the whole thing on YouTube!..twitter.com/i/web/status/7…Ow

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Just saw your review of Murrman on amzn.to/2dRUpJ6 — glad you dug the book and thanks again @David_JWest

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MANY THANKS @David_JWest on the kind words about the Murrmann novelette! Honored. twitter.com/David_JWest/st…

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you just inhaled / the history of the world // it is always in the air / curdling in your lungs like smoke / after extinguishing the wick

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bizarroguy Those who go pro and register to Create a Horror Book in One Week NOW get this fast action bonus!..twitter.com/i/web/status/7…y7

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Tonight’s — brought to you by the ghost of Neil Postman. twitter.com/yoshikiohshima…

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A neat Halloween display by author @_DavidMorrell using his many Stoker Award statues: plus.google.com/10903517053955…

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“He’s a madman in plaid flannel…” The extended digital edition of Audiovile - now streaming on bandcamp! arnzen.bandcamp.com/track/psycho-h…

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Call for Papers: The Vampire Across Popular Culture at @VampireFestival Transylvania, May 2017: gorelets.com/uncanny/artmus…

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Halloween reading on 10/22 2pm with Arnzen & Timons Esaias at AF Booksellers, Edgewood/Pittsburgh: gorelets.com/events/af-book…

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CriPoWkly Halloween crime poem needed: poemsoncrime.blogspot.com/p/guidelines.h… Submit by Oct. 15.

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Call for papers on Anne Radcliffe at @StokerCon 2017 on the Queen Mary, Long Beach CA in April 2017. stokercon2017.horror.org/ann-radcliffe-…

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This is brilliant and hilariously twisted. twitter.com/margotmoments/…

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Proud to share that Nicole Peeler and I will be academic curators at the Vampire Arts Festival in Transylvania in… fb.me/1zjP4qaic

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RDSPress Michael Arnzen has posted his report complete with many amazing photos! fb.me/5w3loUAGP

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crockpics Robert plant holding a dove that flew into his hands at a concert, 1973 pic.twitter.com/5vqjmVZxLs

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Ultimate ! Click link @FreeBooksBlast bio for your chance to 25 horror -books and the… fb.me/7BlTKRKcP

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StokerCon Librarians’ Day at StokerCon 2017 stokercon2017.horror.org/librarians-day… pic.twitter.com/bbFZb22Ssu

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Academic Call for Papers on and Ray shar.es/1E3h9d via @ShareThis

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⚡️ “Skull-like Hurricane Matthew is spooking everybody”

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Snapshots from DogCon5 at Broadkill Resort :… fb.me/10ePtyWkB

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heidirubymiller INTERVIEW: Heidi Ruby Miller by Michael A. Arnzen at SIGMA heidirubymiller.com/2016/10/interv…

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Stopped at the Rte 30 Diner (Landcaster, PA) on way home from DogCon5. Always trust the truckers. fb.me/83niTX1C7

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My latest title is “Murrmann: A Tale of Van Helsing” — a sequel to Dracula — just $0.99 on the kindle: amzn.to/2cSGvDR via @amazon

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Here’s my “Live ” workshop at @RDSPress’ DogCon5 last weekend with vid & slides: masticationpublications.com/watch-the-live…

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@RDSPress @BeverlyBambury Thanks Beverly & RDSP! I’ll be posting the slides from the lecture in a few…

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I feel compelled to tell you that @amazon is offering a good deal on streaming all seasons of Dexter today: amzn.to/2cQsQ5r

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More details about the prize for this contest are on my facebook post here: facebook.com/gorelets/posts… @MikeArnzen

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Janice Leach won the Fridge of the Damned Contest at with “Memory Box”! flic.kr/p/LVFhCp The… fb.me/1HdzlyYxg

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Never know — I might show up rogue! :-) twitter.com/JasonJackMille…

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“Wonder Spurts Inside” by @StebbinsKaylee - a contest entry fr flic.kr/p/LVFhNV

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“Conjuring Box Brims” by @BlackDogNate - a contest entry fr flic.kr/p/MQ7eSW

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I hear that @JasonJackMiller @PoetinAmerica and Christopher Conlon will be at Frostburg Indie Lit Fest 10.14 frostburg.edu/cla/indie-lit-…

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Definitely check out Valancourt Books - October Horror Releases and More!: eepurl.com/cikHBz @Valancourt_B

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Made it home alive from the @BroadkillResort in Delaware. Now adjudicating: the poetry contest from ..twitter.com/i/web/status/7…GR

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Nice post — It was fun hanging out with you at DogCon == I enjoyed your instigated cat machine! twitter.com/hannaedits/sta…

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B.E. Burkhead as ‘Captain Maniac’ (c/o Joseph Bouthiette) fb.me/5tvnDwghz

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hannaedits I think I turned a cat into a time machine.

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CriPoWkly Coming to The Five-Two: 10/3 - Charles Rammelkamp, 10/10 - Lida Bushloper, 10/17 - @MikeArnzen, 10/24 - @KarloSevilla. Halloween poem needed

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bizarroguy Up next at 3 p.m. Eastern time: Instigation writing workshop by award winner Michael A. Ar..ift.tt/2dkHWgCqpic.twitter.com/AYvjsiPcJRJR

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Selected poems from
The Nest appear in:

cover for The Gorelets Omnibus by Michael Arnzen