02 Feb

Women in Horror Month Blog Talks (Seeking Submissions!)

Event: Women in Horror Month Blog Talk

Date: February 20th-24th, 2017

Organizer(s): Wendy Howard

Contact: whoward65@outlook.com

Website: http://wjhoward.com

Details: Need something to do during Women in Horror Month? Here’s an opportunity to join group blog talks February 20th to 24th. The talks feature creative women in the horror genre talking about horrific topics and their favorite peers.

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT FEB 18TH.

There are 5 topics for the ladies participating in the blog talks. Men are welcome to join in on the Tuesday and Thursday posts because the topics are about the ladies. Join in on as many topics as you like. See the website for topics. Your responses to topics will post with 3-4 other participants in other people’s blogs. You can also add giveaways and drawings to your responses. It’s as simple as filling out this form.

How does it work?

Be Featured in Blog Posts: There are 5 topics for the ladies participating in the blog talks. Men are welcome to join in on the Tuesday and Thursday posts because the topics are about the ladies. Each topic has an assigned post date during the February 20th to 24th time frame–dates and topics are below. Join in on as many topics as you like. Your responses to topics will post with 3-4 other participants in other people’s blogs. You can also add giveaways and drawings to your responses.

Volunteer Your Blog for a Post: We need bloggers to feature submissions for 3-4 participants. You’ll receive a document with everything you need to add your assigned blog post with the ladies responses. You can volunteer for specific topics if you like.

Help Promote the Participants: Everyone participating will promote the blog posts during the week on social media. You’ll receive a plan on how to best help promote the talks.

Below are the topics and schedule:

Monday, February 20th: Choice of Weapons: What have been your favorite weapons to use in your work? Talk about a weapons scene in your work. Or, write something you know about weapons and their use that horror fans would enjoy reading.

Tuesday, February 21st: Favorite Women in Horror: Of the women who create horror, who do you admire? Who do you love? These can be writers, directors, artists, actors, characters, etc. Include a short paragraph on why. Yes, you can add more than one lady you admire.

Wednesday, February 22nd: Scary Confessions: Tell a story about the things that scare the crap out of you. How have your worst nightmares influenced your work.

Thursday, February 23rd: Evil Women Personified in Pop Culture: There are many stereotypes of evil women such as the Witches in Disney movies, the evil stepmother, women of success, the friend who turns psychotic, women killers, and more. Contribute something favorable or critical about these personas as they relate to the horror genre. Talk about women in history who embody evil and have influenced the horror genre. Or discuss how these stereotypes perpetuated in books, movies, and other media.

Friday, February 24th: Torture: Let’s talk torture both physical and psychological. Share something about torture scenes in your own work. Share an example of torture you admire in another writer/artists work. Or share anything else about this topic.
Enter 200-500 word about torture

01 Feb

EERIE DOLLS Presents a Women in Horror Month Blog Series

Event: EERIE DOLLS Presents a Women in Horror Month Blog Series

Date: February 1-28th, 2017

Organizer(s): Brianna Abello

Contact:  eeriedolls@gmail.com

Website: http://www.eeriedolls.com/blog

Details: It’s that time once again to celebrate the creepiest eerie dolls online! Women who love and enjoy horror should be celebrated! EERIE DOLLS will be hosting a blog series all month covering and featuring different women who love all things that go bump in the night!!! Writer, producers, podcasters and more!

Contact us if you are interested in being featured!

01 Feb

Gwendolyn Kiste’s Women in Horror Blog Series (2017)

Event: Gwendolyn Kiste’s Women in Horror 2017 Blog Series

Date: February 1-28th, 2017

Organizer(s):  Gwendolyn Kiste

Website: http://gwendolynkiste.com

Details: Throughout the month of February, writer Gwendolyn Kiste will be interviewing nine of her fellow authors and editors about their love of the horror genre.

Featured authors include Eden Royce, Wendy Wagner, Julia Benally, K.Z. Morano, Scarlett R. Algee, Kristi DeMeester, Lori Titus, Farah Rose Smith, and Miracle Austin.

This four-part series will highlight everything from favorite authors and overlooked horror masterpieces to the directions these amazing writers hope to see the genre heading in the future.

26 Jan

Women Write Horror? Blog Series

Event: Women Write Horror?  (A Blog Series)

Date(s):  Every Wednesday in February 2017 ( The 1st, 8th, 15th, and 22nd).

Organizer(s): Violet Tempest

Contact: violettempest1@gmail.com

Website: http://violettempest.com

Description:  Each Wednesday in February I will introduce you to a different woman horror author. “Wait, are there enough?” you might ask. I assure you there are plenty of us out there.

26 Jan

New England Women in Horror Guest Blog Series (2017)

Event:  New England Women in Horror Guest Blog Series (2017)

Date: February 1-28th, 2017

Organizer(s): Scott Goudsward

Contact:  screaming602@gmail.com

Website: http://www.newenglandhorror.org

Description:  For the month of February the web site of the New England Horror Writers will be taken over by several of the women writers in the group. Starting February 1st we’ll be posting blogs from women horror writers, hopefully twice a week, for the duration of the month.

19 Jan

4MileCircus Online Women in Horror Month Celebration

Event:  Ongoing Online Celebration of Women in Horror

Date: February 1, 2017-February 28, 2017

Organizer(s): 4MileCircus

Contact: info@4milecircus.com

 

Website/Social Media:

 http://www.4milecircus.com/posts/

http://twitter.com/4milecircus

http://instagram.com/4milecircus

Description:  4MileCircus will be celebrating Women in Horror Month online with an ongoing onslaught of media all month long. We will be sharing a different horror film directed by a woman each day on twitter, running a series of WiHM-themed posts on our blog, releasing new episodes of our podcast featuring a few of our faves working in the genre, livestreaming interviews with some of our favorite women in horror, and more! Check in on our blog and follow us on social media to stay updated.

10 Jan

28 Days Of Black Women In Horror (Blog Series)

Event:  28 Days Of Black Women In Horror (blog series) and a giveaway!

Date(s): February 1, 2017 – February 28, 2017

Location: http://www.graveyardshiftsisters.com

Organizer(s): Ashlee Blackwell and Eden Royce

Contact:  ashlee@graveyardshiftsisters.com

Website/Social Media: http://www.graveyardshiftsisters.com

https://darkgeisha.wordpress.com/

Description:  28 Days Of Black Women In Horror is a daily blog series for the month of February, combining Women in Horror Month and Black History month as two celebrations that are not separate from each other.

In collaboration with Black horror writer Eden Royce, Graveyard Shift Sisters will cover the accomplishments and highlights of Black women writers (on Royce’s blog The Dark Geisha) and performers (exclusively on Graveyard Shift Sisters) each day.

To encourage others to participate, books, DVD’s, and totes are a part of a big giveaway for those who maximize on celebrating these women via all social media platforms. Winners will be announced at the end of the month.

09 Jan

Ginger Nuts of Horror’s Women in Horror Extravaganza (Blog Series)

ginger nuts wihm banner

Event: Ginger Nuts of Horror’s Women in Horror Extravaganza

Organizer: Jim Mcleod

Contact Info: jimmcleod@gingernutsofhorror.com

Date: February 1, 2017- February 28, 2017

Location: http://www.gingernutsofhorror.com/index.html

Description:  “Ginger Nuts of Horror is proud to be supporting Women In Horror Month. For the whole of February (and probably a fair bit of March, thanks to the level of response)we will be featuring a series of guest articles that look at some of the female writers who have influenced this generation, and the writers who are emerging on the scene now that we should all be paying attention to.

We are proud to have some of the finest horror writers contributing to the series, as a well as a series of supplementary reviews, interviews and news articles as well.”

04 Feb

Women in Horror Art Crawl (YouTube event)

12650440_10208464812241316_772435917_nEvent: Women in Horror Month Art Crawl

Date: February 26th-29th, 2016

Location: Online (see links below)

Organizer(s): Shady Characters

Contact: shadycurrturr@gmail.com

Website/Social Media: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLxqhtEFPjLEQvVvtOwrH2NfsVTkj9-Jzs

https://www.facebook.com/events/443051652564495/

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZAUe4CPszppYup3hMzZobw/featured

Description: A group of YouTube artists from the Creative Arts Collaboration are going to be making art of and inspired by Women in Horror Month. Videos from each artist will be added to a single playlist to watch over the last weekend of Februrary.