November 2017

Announcement: an encore of my “Making the Reader Squirm” workshop will run at @StokerCon March 2018 in Providence,..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…ae

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@michaelkingram Pillars of the Arnzenist Creed:
Pillar I: Corn. Corn. Corn.
Pillar II: Keep the blood cold when the..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…fu

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visualographyco Wood lamp made with acrylic glass looks like it’s burning pic.twitter.com/Rb3nP7dzSz

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arnzen ‘Skull Tear Falls’ - new digital art posted to my flickr gallery flic.kr/p/21AhBAw

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@_TheRealDeath This is awesome. (But I think red paint is cheaper and would be more fun to use to splatter up the r..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…bp

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TheOnion World Doesn’t Even Know Who To Admire Anymore After Tom Hanks Murders 5 trib.al/44Ni9XW pic.twitter.com/PgC0wqJgdv

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atlasobscura Before we began taking photos with our twin strangers on social media, meeting your doppelgänger was considered a b..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…iW

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@blackheart24601 @evanvsat Hahahah! Nice one, Nick. I’ll have to try that.

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The substitute teacher handed back tests. Jimmy immediately sunk when he saw the giant F on top and all the red mar..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…yw

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Neat! Way to go Vicki @gaslightvt and thanks @geekyMary ! Always proud to see our faculty and alumni out t..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…YS

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7x20 Please also note that we will be keeping our 140-character format despite the recent changes on Twitter. The only d..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Wl

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nanoism Nanoism will always have a 140 character limit. Constraint is the USP of the platform. We’re not a Facebook publication for a reason.

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We will return to the Vampire Arts Festival in Transylvania! Call for Papers: From Carmilla to Drusilla: Vampires… fb.me/1GkApcWp4

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when you rebel in hell / the roadmaps for escape / only lead you to / the dangerous secret locations / of other roadmaps

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Audio deal on bandcamp: get all my spoken word stuff - full discography - for $10: arnzen.bandcamp.com/album/audiovil…

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CinemaGrids Face Value: character closeups in SILENCE OF THE LAMBS pic.twitter.com/I8KJPDooPE

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Creepy dolls are the best dolls. Correction: they’re all creepy. From @lineupweekly the-line-up.com/7-famously-hau…

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thaoworra Overjoyed to hear pioneer @nytebird45 is Toastmaster for 2018 World Fantasy Convention thaoworra.wordpress.com/2017/11/04/lin…

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If you have corresponded with me from your gmail account over the past two months, please check your spam folder fo..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…A7

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forever ten / the vampire kid sucks and wiggles the bent, stray artery / like he’s slurping a thin straw / searchin..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…VZ

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Creepy film version of my poem ‘The Suckling’ dir by Can Yildrim (Turkey) from Exquisite Corpse (@jiminton 2007). instagram.com/p/BMKGgQgBqMn/

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MUBI’s film of the day is one of my fave freaky French New Wave masterpieces: Pierrot le fou mubi.com/films/pierrot-… pic.twitter.com/lCSpLAlVyW

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Audio from the recent (and fun) Fall Faculty Poetry Reading at Seton Hill…. fb.me/IxqDAGRM

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arnzen Here are some shots from the Faculty Poetry Reading at on Fri night: instagram.com/p/BbWtGl3lCwt/ pic.twitter.com/XpeYDY8kMc

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41Strange ‘Man After Man: An Anthropology of the Future’ (1990) by Geologist Dougal Dixon.
A speculative book about what hum..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Fh

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Rio_Youers I’m going to this: Vampfest, Transylvania. Only 7 … 7 glorious months away. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 months. Ah-ah-ahh. ivfaf.com

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StephenAtHome I’m pretty sure this story was written by a killer robot. twitter.com/newscientist/s…

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BrianKeene Pre-Order CLICKERS FOREVER: A TRIBUTE TO J.F. GONZALEZ briankeene.com/2017/11/10/pre… pic.twitter.com/uEE3TXV2pY

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Thanks for the news-splash! Kudos. Looking forward to this book. twitter.com/frazer_lee/sta…

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_youhadonejob1 At least they tried… pic.twitter.com/7M49b1knSx

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A great reading by all last nite! (‘blue steel’ lol) twitter.com/sarajane524/st…

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aligips intestines hanging / tendrils smear blood on asphalt / red, messy footprints

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Ran a contest in my class at today (see photo). The winner was @crossenguard..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…2A

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blackheart24601 On the advice of @arnzen, I present my attempt at Zombie Haiku

The Wisdom of the Horde:

Shuffle slowly now.
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Vote (according to Ambrose Bierce’s “Devil’s Dictionary”)… thedevilsdictionary.com/?v=#! pic.twitter.com/HuMKYJiTvO

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Incidentally, this shot looks just like my drive to the voting booth outside of instagram.com/p/BbNA6Q_l53i/

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PittsburghPG Bus driver fired for refusing ‘Mark of the Devil’ in background check can sue employer bit.ly/2zDBsr0

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JeremyCShipp Check it out, peeps. twitter.com/TorDotComPub/s…

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timwaggoner Snag a copy of my novel TEETH OF THE SEA, because it’s fun action-adventure horror, and monsters are AWESOME!..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…fu

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hourlyprompts Writing prompt of the hour: psychopathologist

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WriMuse Write about an easily upset person facing an ultimatum while shopping.

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SaraJane524 @theoffingmag crown of fire tulips / sutured into Lilah’s strawberry hair / dripping flames down pale cheeks / metallic bloom stains the air

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Then clearly you rock. Savor the sickness a second time, my friend. twitter.com/thruandthrudav…

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VICE Emoji makers are going to war over a new frowning poop emoji. bit.ly/2lMynP2

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DeathSalon A look at a dozen fascinating pet cemeteries across the globe.

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@EffieKRose yes - the whole run done on recycled plagiarized paper. lol

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she had a pearly necklace / of 50 sharp vampire teeth / and when I asked her how she got them all / blood dribbled down / her chest in reply

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@DennisJerz Thanks Dr. Jerz — potentially useful.

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Anyone know the best place(s) one can share panorama photos taken on an iphone? Does instagram or flikr work?

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Kindle special on The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood - today only : $2.99 amzn.to/2xSlq7Y via @amazon

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@EffieKRose Nothing firm, but I’ve spoken with others about doing….something unique with it.

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ChuckWendig Happy first day of , all y’all fellow penmonkeys. HERE ARE SOME QUICK TIPS, if you need ‘em. First up, th..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…UZ

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German court intervenes when parents decide to name baby ‘Lucifer’ huffingtonpost.com/entry/german-c… via @HuffPostParents Thx 4 the heads @BSiskawicz

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Nice Fridge of the Damned work by Tom Connair — who annually does a Halloween poem! flic.kr/p/YVKBNW fb.me/2fXFUxAJD

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EffieKRose NaNoWriMo kickoff revealed this news—more SHU representation!@MikeArnzenn@LucyASnyderr @shuwpfpic.twitter.com/7zJKmm6J0VV

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Selected poems from
The Nest appear in:

cover for The Gorelets Omnibus by Michael Arnzen