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It’s Black Friday presents: How to be a Successful Youtuber
Gothic Youtube sensation “It’s Black Friday” has over 600k followers on Youtube and is perhaps the most successful Gothic Youtuber. She talks about her career as a successful Youtuber and teaches tips and tricks on how to become an internet sensation on Youtube.
Speaker: It’s Black Friday


Female Gothic
Women have been at the center of the Gothic literary movement since its very beginnings, from early adopters like Clara Reeve, to trendsetters like Ann Radcliffe and Mary Shelley, who wrote one of the most enduring Gothic novels of all time. Join Julia O’Connell of The Gothic Library to learn about how female authors and readers in the 1700s and 1800s helped to define the genre.
Speaker: Julia O’Connell, The Gothic Librarian


History Of Horror
This panel will trace the evolution of horror literature from the Gothic novels of the 18th century to the ghost stories and penny dreadfuls of the Victorian era, the Weird Fiction of the early 20th century, and on to the many forms that horror takes today. Join Julia O’Connell of The Gothic Library to learn how this genre has changed through the ages.
Speaker: Julia O’Connell, The Gothic Librarian


Dark Side Awakens – Morning Yoga (Hangover Relief)
You made it to the last day of the con! Start it off right with some conscious breathing & stretches. After the session you’ll feel rejuvenated, clear headed and ready to rage the day away. Dress to stretch and impress.
Presented by: Valerie Abbey of Abbey Death


Women in Goth/Industrial Music
Join Donna of Ego Likeness, Valerie of Abbey Death, Stacey of Spider Lilies, Mari of Helix, and Amelia Arsenic as they talk about their experiences as artists and musicians in our scene.
Speakers: Donna Lynch, Valerie Gentile, Stacey Campbell, Mari Kattman, Amelia Arsenic


Write A Song With Bella Morte
The audience gives suggestions on song styles, lyrics and more as you collectively write a song with Bella Morte.
Speakers: Bella Morte


Gothic Fashion for ALL Shapes and Sizes
Are you feeling bored with the mass-produced alternative clothing you see online? Are you discouraged by the fact that most clothing is ill-fitting and comes only in Small/Medium/Large? Do you often wish you felt more confident in your wardrobe when you step outside your door? Well, Miss E is here to help you! A mostly self-taught seamstress and creator of OOAK fashion items, Miss E (known as Madame Absinthe online) believes that people of ALL sizes and body types should have amazing fashion choices. In this panel, she will teach you to upcycle/alter your clothing and fully express yourself through your unique fashion to feel more confident and powerful.
Speaker: Miss E