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Hey, Horror Writers! Are You Going to StokerCon 2017?

Next week (running April 27th t0 30th), will be attending Stoker Con, a massive convention entirely geared towards horror literature. Hosted by the Horror Writers Association, Stoker Con connects renowned horror writers and publishers with up-and-coming authors, as well as those just venturing into the spooky craft. The convention offers everything from pitch sessions to panels to a “Horror University” where established and respected horror writers like Jonathan Mayberry and Jack Ketchum teach others about how to survive and thrive in the writing industry. This year’s convention is taking place on the Queen Mary in Long Beach, CA. For more information on the convention and to purchase passes, head to their website here. will be at the convention on Friday, April 28th, and we are participating in several panels and events. Please come find us at any of the events below-



April 28th- 9am- The Kings Room

Urban Legends and CreepyPasta

Synopsis: Join several prominent CreepyPasta and Urban Legend experts to discuss the origins of these tales.


April 28th- 10am- The Royal Salon

Marketing Your Horror Writing: Promoting Yourself as a Horror Writer or Journalist

Synopsis: Join Blumhouse’s Editor-in-Chief, Rebekah McKendry, to learn how to generate innovative concepts, pitch articles, and market yourself in the horror world.


April 28th- 1pm- The Regent Room

Adapting Fiction for Screen 

Synopsis: Translating a story from narrative fiction to a shoot-ready script is no easy task. This panel will give you an overview of the process and help you find the core of your idea so you can adapt or option option your work to producers. Moderator: Ace Antonio Hall Panelists: Mike Flanagan, Rebekah McKendry, Lynne Hansen


April 28th- 4pm- The Wedding Chapel

Chatting with Mike Flanagan

Join for an intimate chat with Mike Flanagan about horror and filmmaking inside and outside of the studio system. Writer and director Mike Flanagan’s work includes OCULUS (2013), the Netflix exclusive thriller HUSH (2016), Universal Pictures’ OUIJA: ORIGIN OF EVIL (2016) and the upcoming adaptation of Stephen King’s GERALD’S GAME.


April 28th- 8pm

The Fatal Frame Short Film Competition

Final Frame celebrates short horror films from around the globe. Join us to view the finalists’ films!