Costumer / Emcee / Panelist Guest / Writer
Yr Feisty Mistress of Fear is a Jack-o-Lantern of all trades, Monster of None. She is a published author and cover artist, mostly with Yard Dog Press. this is in addition to costuming, masquerade emceeing, and singing back–up with Bland Lemon and the Lemon-Aides. In her spare time she collects Funko Pops! and is Queen of the Flying Monkeys—ask for your official Money Minion pin!
Friday, June 7, 2019 4:00 p.m. | Location: Sooner A
Even though it's set in space, Star Wars has its share of knights, damsels, and monsters. Join us in a discussion about the fantasy elements of Star Wars.
Panelists: Mel. White, Sherri Dean, James Dock, Tyrell Gephardt, Haileigh Todd, E.T. Wardwell
Tracks: Fandoms, Film & TV, Science Fiction, Fantasy
Friday, June 7, 2019 8:00 p.m. | Location: Oklahoma G
Join the crew from Yard Dog Press as they offer their usual brand of comedy.
Panelists: Selina Rosen, Tim Chessmore, Sherri Dean, Linda L. Donahue, Phillip Drayer Duncan, Rhonda Eudaly, Tim Frayser, James Hollaman, vickey malone kennedy, Lee Killough, Julia S. Mandala, Ethan Nahté, Bradley H. Sinor, Sue Sinor, Laura J. Underwood, Mel. White
Tracks: Writing & Publication, Performing Arts
Saturday, June 8, 2019 10:00 a.m. | Location: Oklahoma G
Long a staple of Urban Fantasy, vampires first appear in folklore, and were markedly different from Stoker's Count; even more so from Yarbro's noble St. Germain, or the sparkles from Twilight. We discuss the influences of those early roots, and look at the many changes.
Panelists: Wm. Mark Simmons, Rachel Caine, Sherri Dean, Trakena Prevost, Tommy B. Smith, Mel. White
Tracks: Writing & Publication, Fantasy
Saturday, June 8, 2019 11:00 a.m. | Location: Sooner B
Artists create a new book cover for books in our charity collection. Books and their custom covers will be available for sale in the Charity Sale. (Books and cover paper provided.)
Panelists: Sherri Dean, Jerry Bennett, Julie Dillon, Kevin Hopkins, Johnnie Johnson, Harold Neal
Tags: Art Demo
Saturday, June 8, 2019 1:00 p.m. | Location: Boomer A
For awhile, everyone knew how to kill a vampire or werewolf, until writers started changing things to make their critter “better.” Where is the line drawn? When is a bloodsucker or changeling no longer a vampire or wolf man?
Panelists: Phillip Drayer Duncan, Sherri Dean, Linda L. Donahue, Tim Frayser, Julia S. Mandala, B. J. Thrower
Tracks: Writing & Publication
Saturday, June 8, 2019 7:00 p.m. | Location: Embassy Hotel: Interior Courtyard - Atrium
Join panelists in the hotel for lively conversation. BYO beverage, please.
Panelists: Kevin J. Anderson, Alexandra Bohannon, David Carrico, Sherri Dean, Dr. Marc DiPaolo, Phillip Drayer Duncan, Dan Erickson, J.H. Fleming, Tim Frayser, vickey malone kennedy, Julia S. Mandala, A. Lee Martinez, Caleb Masters, Dr. Laura-Isobel McCall, Ethan Nahté, Kathleen M. O'Brien, Eric Osborn, Cary Osborne, Ted Pennella, Rook Riley, Adrian Simmons, Wm. Mark Simmons, Tex Thompson, Brian Trent, Kim Ventrella, Toni Weisskopf, Mel. White, Adam J. Whitlatch
Tracks: General Interest, Food & Drink
Saturday, June 8, 2019 9:00 p.m. | Location: Event Center Portico
Outdoor concert with the Bland Lemon band.
Panelists: Bland Lemon Denton, Sherri Dean, Caroline Spector, Bob Yeager
Sunday, June 9, 2019 Noon | Location: Sooner A
Bad sci-fi movies are a guilty pleasure for so many of us! Why do we love movies that love to be bad? The legendary B-movie panel.
Panelists: Melinda LaFevers, Sherri Dean, Tim Frayser, Bekah June, Selina Rosen, Adrian Simmons
Sunday, June 9, 2019 1:00 p.m. | Location: Boomer B
Ever wonder how cosplayers and sewists make fabric, ribbon, and mundane items into beautiful accents for garments? We show you how to upcycle those household items & thrift-store finds into first-rate props for your completed costuming look.
Panelists: Sherri Dean, Dara Fogel, Ph.D., Kathleen M. O'Brien, Prince Blackheart, Sissy Space
Tracks: Cosplay, Costuming & Fashion, Maker