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For 2016, I decided to join instagram. Follow my weirdness and regretfuls at: https://www.instagram.com/mikearnzen/
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I'll be speaking with PARSEC (Pittsburgh's Science Fiction & Fantasy Enthusiast Group) about "The Popular Uncanny" on December 12th, 2015.  http://parsec-sff.org/blog/2015/10/16/1565/

Be sure to visit http://gorelets.com to learn of all my events as they get posted for the year to come... or better yet, sign up for The Goreletter so you'll never miss any news.  Cheers!  -- Mike Arnzen
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I'm presenting a guest talk on "The Uncanny Valley" at Neumann University (near Philadelphia) on 10.23, 7pm, in the Meagher Theater.  Free and open to the public. Part of the DogCon4 takeover of Philly by publisher +Raw Dog Screaming Press  More details: http://gorelets.com/events/the-uncanny-valley-neumann-u/
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Seeded some new twisted prompts into Diabolique Strategies this week. Have you tried your fate on these "random provocations" yet? http://diaboliquestrategies.com/
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Alert! Publisher +Raw Dog Screaming Press leaks early details about DogCon4 in Philadelphia, Oct 23-5th! http://rawdogscreaming.com/dogcon/
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See the latest issue of The Goreletter for future events., weird poetry, a cool magazine offer, and more.
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Don't miss the contest rally I'm running on my website, which features amazon giveaways of paperbacks and a chance to win a leatherbound copy of one of my books valued over $100! MUST ENTER BY MIDNIGHT EST ON 12/31/15 so don't delay! http://gorelets.com/blog/arnzen-news/holiday-hugs-kisses-from-gorelets-com/
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From my DogCon4 lecture at Neumann University on the #Uncanny Valley...
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Added a new "kindle experiment" to the flickr gallery today.  "pencilopticon":  https://www.flickr.com/photos/gorelets/22032034831/
Kindle Experiment #66. Oct 2015. by Michael Arnzen gorelets.com Process: Kindle Paperwhite Screensaver ("pencil tips") and eraser end of a no. 2 pencil carefully shot in KaleidaCam app. Visit my amazon profile to learn more about my writing. Or see the whole Kindle Experiment photo set on flickr.
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Registration is now open for my "Making the Reader Squirm" workshop and so many other great classes at "Horror University" at StokerCon 2016  (Las Vegas, May 12-15)!  http://stokercon2016.horror.org/
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I think they have reopened some slots after all.  Keep your eyes on http://www.stokercon2016.org/
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Dark minds think alike. Get your MFA by working with horror novelists at Seton Hill University.  http://setonhill.edu/fiction #SHUWPF
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Faculty member in Seton Hill U's MFA in Writing Popular Fiction. Writer of horror fiction, humor, poetry, and criticism.
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  • Writer, 1989 - present
  • Seton Hill University
    Professor of English, 1999 - present
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"Where does it go from here? / Is it down to the lake I fear?"
Introduction

I write horror fiction and teach in the Writing Popular Fiction graduate program at Seton Hill University.  I invite you to learn more about my work:

Creative Horror :  http://www.gorelets.com

Social Network  :  http://michaelarnzen.com

New books and stories and articles and classes are always in development.  I'll post news here and share research and "likes" in between all the usual wacky snippets and odd discoveries that you expect to find on sites like this. 

If you are a writer interested in learning more about the craft of (and approaching the marketplace for) genre fiction, visit Seton Hill's MFA program at: http://fiction.setonhill.edu  You also might be interested in the book I recently co-edited with Heidi Ruby Miller called "Many Genres, One Craft": http://manygenres.blogspot.com

I'm not sure what google+ really is yet, but I'm approaching it like a hallway rather than a room.

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4x winner of the Bram Stoker Award for my weird writing.
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