I love going to these Cons, and agree with what Cat and Lynx say about finding somewhere where you feel like you belong.
Sings Stain’d “It’s been a while…” Not even sure where to begin other than with the words “what a shit show.”
Yesterday we found out that all the horror cons we were booked at have collapsed. Completely, utterly crashed and burned and in the process, taken out the traders with it. We rely on these cons for sales, for meeting new readers and for meeting friends. We’ve built up a lot of friends at these events, people we would never have met otherwise. And it’s not just us. It’s the customers too. People like us, who don’t fit in with normal society, who have found friends and acceptance at horror cons. Horror people are the most accepting, non-judgemental people. They’ve now lost out and are as gutted as we are.
We’ve already paid out for four tables at four events: London, Liverpool, Bristol and Birmingham. London got postponed three weeks…
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