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/ September 1st, 2012 / No Comments »

† This coming Wednesday at The Lyric Theatre in Blacksburg, I’ll be giving a presentation, “How to Run a Successful Kickstarter,” as part of PechaKucha Night Volume 3. The music starts at 6 p.m., the show at 7 p.m., space and tickets are limited. (The

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My ultraweird short story “Monster” sells to Nameless

/ August 24th, 2012 / No Comments »

I’m pleased to report that my truly strange short story “Monster” that combines serial killers and fractals has sold to the new horror journal [Nameless] Magazine, and is currently scheduled for a Spring 2013 release. I’ve got a number of other behind-the-scenes things going on

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A new “Tour of the Abattoir” column at Tales to Terrify + a poetry sale

/ August 3rd, 2012 / No Comments »

The newest Tales to Terrify podcast contains my latest “Tour of the Abattoir” column, in which I and buddy Shalon Hurlbert tear the liver out of Ridley Scott’s Prometheus … but end up finding it somewhat tasty. There’s also a story from podcast overlord Larry

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The Clockwork Phoenix Kickstarter made its goal paying pro rates. Now trying for one more: a new webzine.

/ August 2nd, 2012 / No Comments »

Reposted from the latest project update. WE DID IT! CLOCKWORK PHOENIX WILL PAY PRO RATES. AND NOW OUR NEXT GOAL: A NEW WEBZINE FOR POETRY AND FICTION. TARGET: $10,000. Thank you all so much! We’re overwhelmed. The next volume of Clockwork Phoenix will pay 5

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Clockwork Phoenix 4 Kickstarter hits halfway mark + interview at Marshall’s Super-Sekrit Clubhouse

/ July 24th, 2012 / No Comments »

Today the Clockwork Phoenix 4 Kickstarter reached the halfway point, with 15 days done and 15 days to go. I’m amazed at the progress we’ve made, but we’re still chasing that elusive $8,000 goal so that for the first time the series can pay pro

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Clockwork Phoenix 4 is fully funded! And has a new $8,000 stretch goal

/ July 22nd, 2012 / No Comments »

If anyone had told me that I would wake up on the twelfth day of our Kickstarter campaign and discover that WE ARE ALREADY FULLY FUNDED I am not sure what I would have said to them. But I can tell you what I have

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The latest issue of Goblin Fruit is out

/ July 21st, 2012 / No Comments »

For poetry lovers, this is always great news.

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A new “Tour of the Abattoir” at Tales to Terrify

/ June 29th, 2012 / No Comments »

In which I discuss horror stories that have unnerved me over the years, share a very short story of my own, “Six Waking Nightmares that Poe Gave Me in Third Grade,” and review Chesya Burke’s short story collection Let’s Play White. There’s also a short

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Rescuing a poem from the Wayback Machine…

/ June 28th, 2012 / No Comments »

…which was the only place where it could be found until I reposted it just now. I’m not even certain if Christina or I still have copies. GODBODY By Christina Sng and Mike Allen Shark soldiers descend the Great One’s gullet, teeth painted for battle,

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New e-book release: “Sleepless, Burning Life”

/ June 26th, 2012 / No Comments »

As long promised: with a lovely illustration by Avery Liell-Kok and a gracious introduction by Shira Lipkin. “Mike Allen’s ‘Sleepless, Burning Life‘ is a very Moorcockian trip through cosmic clockwork, in search of ‘the dark-eyed dancer who made the cosmos turn.’ The worldbuilding is beautiful,

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