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Watch the Live Instigation Video

I hosted a fun and raucous writing workshop called “Live Instigation” at the DogCon5 convention, held on Oct 1st, 2016 at Broadkill Writer’s Resort. Live Instigation walked participants through a process for analyzing an object in order to generate rich imagery and to draw associations you might not normally draw when writing about something. You can review a video archive of the broadcast on youtube or the webinar host: If…


“Live Instigation” Streaming from DogCon5 on Oct 1st!

I will be running a writing workshop called “Live Instigation” at DogCon5 convention the weekend of Oct 1st & 2nd at Broadkill Writer’s Resort. (As I type this, a few days remain to buy tickets). If you can’t make it, join me online for the broadcast by Raw Dog Screaming Press for the event on Saturday, October 1st, 3pm eastern. All you need to do to join this free webinar…


Murrmann: A Tale of Van Helsing – Now Available!

“Murrmann: A Tale of Van Helsing” is a new novelette by Michael Arnzen. Available exclusively in ebook for the Amazon Kindle. In this grizzly — and at times humorous — sequel to Bram Stoker’s DRACULA, Abraham Van Helsing travels to a small village in Germany to visit a distant relative… only to be stalked by a very familiar dark figure. As a sequel, written in homage to Bram Stoker’s Dracula,…