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Saturday, June 17 • 11:00am - 11:50am
Revamping Classic Monsters

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There’s something timeless about classic monsters, like vampires, werewolves, and zombies, but how can writers update and refresh these tropes?

This session will be live-streamed to our virtual audience.

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JG Faherty

HWA, Writer, Editor
Writer of dark fiction (horror, S/F, fantasy). HWA Mentorship Program Manager. Editor at large. Talk to me about horror, writing, books, editing, movies, guitars, bourbon, or just about anything except politics!

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Jamie Flanagan

Jamie Flanagan writes television shows. Credits include The Haunting of Bly Manor, Midnight Mass, The Midnight Club, The Fall of the House of Usher. Theatre nerd. Avid gamer (tabletop and video).
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Steven Van Patten

Writer/ Producer, Laughing Black Vampire Productions
Brooklyn native Steven Van Patten is the author of the critically acclaimed Brookwater’s Curse trilogy that features an 1860s Georgia plantation slave who becomes law enforcement within the vampire community. In contrast, the titular character in his Killer Genius series is a modern... Read More →
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James Aquilone

Publisher, Monstrous Books
James Aquilone is the owner of Monstrous Books, writer of the Dead Jack Zombie Detective series, and editor of the anthologies Classic Monsters Unleashed, Shakespeare Unleashed, and the 50th anniversary Kolchak: The Night Stalker graphic novel. This year, he's nominated for the Best... Read More →
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L. Marie Wood

L. Marie Wood is an award-winning psychological horror author and screenwriter.  She won the Golden Stake Award for her novel The Promise Keeper.  Her screenplays have won Best Horror, Best Afrofuturism/Horror/Sci-Fi, and Best Short Screenplay awards at several film festivals.  Wood’s... Read More →

Saturday June 17, 2023 11:00am - 11:50am EDT
Haselton I-II