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Saturday, April 29 • 10:00 - 10:50
Make Good Art: Using Creativity to Fight Depression (in Trying Times)

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We've all seen Gaiman's University of the Arts commencement address. Now more than ever it is important to create good art, be it literature, film, television, paintings, needlework, etc. This panel will discuss how to concentrate on your creativity when the world seems to be falling apart around you and how to use your art to make the world a more beautiful place.

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Nicole e. Castle

Nicole e. Castle preferred to play by herself as a child, and out of her alone time, sprang a rich, vibrant imagination that loves all manner of monster. Her step-mother once said that Nicole would wake up screaming after seeing a scary movie, but it never stopped her from wantin... Read More →
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Michael Cieslak

Editor in Chief, Dragon's Roost Press
Michael Cieslak is a lifetime reader and writer of horror, mystery, and speculative fiction. A native of Detroit, he still lives within 500 yards of the city with his wife and their two dogs Tesla and Titus. The house is covered in Halloween decorations in October and dragons the rest of the year. He is an officer in the Great Lakes Association of Horror Writers. His works have appeared in a number of collections including DOA: Extreme Horror, Dead Science, Vicious Verses and Reanimated Rhymes, the GLAHW anthologies, and Alter Egos Vol 1. He is the former Literature Track Head for Penguicon... Read More →
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Mary Lynne Gibbs

I'm an author of (mostly) fantasy for YA - Adult audiences. I love crafts, my violin, & my pets (dogs, chickens, & bearded dragons). I have an obsession with Supernatural, Once Upon a Time, and The Flash. I'm a pretty darn good cake decorator, too!


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