Rhias Hall is a film educator, lifelong horror fanatic, and eldergoth. She made her horror debut in 1965 when, at the age of 6 months she played “child kidnapped by vampire” in a home made horror film directed by her older brother. She currently works at one of the world’s largest film archives, where she unabashedly indulges her passion for all things dark and dangerous.
Jillian Venters is author of Gothic Charm School: An essential guide for goths and those who love them. She continues her mostly benevolent reign as Lady of The Manners at the Gothic Charm School website and has been a fan of horror and supernatural fiction for most of her life. She currently lives in Seattle Washington where she continues to work toward her goal of becoming Vampire Witch Queen.