Vampire Artbook Open Call

phantomseptember:

vampireartbook:

The Vampire Artbook is now accepting submissions!
This vampire book focuses on the concept and aesthetics of vampirism, and is looking for artists and vampires of all kinds. Both illustrations and comics are accepted. 

The submission deadline is September 8th.

Click here for full submission guidelines.
Can’t find in the information you’re looking for on the guidelines or FAQ page? Feel free to send us an ask!

A reminder that the open call is still open for this!

Are you going to be at Matsuricon in Columbus?

Alas, no, I won’t be.  I’ll miss being there!

Basically, the friends in Columbus who I used to stay with in town when I did Matsuricon no longer sell in the alley there, and it seems super rude/awkward to ask to impose on them just so I can come to town to do business. ^^;;  I’ll be back for Ohayocon though (provided I make it into the alley!), and am looking to come to Colossalcon next year.

Monster" is derived from the Latin noun monstrum, "divine portent," itself formed on the root of the verb monere, "to warn." It came to refer to living things of anomalous shape or structure, or to fabulous creatures like the sphinx who were composed of strikingly incongruous parts, because the ancients considered the appearance of such beings to be a sign of some impending supernatural event. Monsters, like angels, functioned as messengers and heralds of the extraordinary. They served to announce impending revelation, saying, in effect, "Pay attention; something of profound importance is happening.
— My Words to Victor Frankenstein: by Susan Stryker (via whatmonstrosity)