Panelist History

Marlena Frank is a panelist who specializes in topics about writing fantasy and horror, especially in regards to world-building, abstract horror, and character-driven stories.

She is currently available as a panelist.

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Author Panels

Multiverse Con
2021
Atlanta, GA
“Writing believable YA Horror”
“Xtopia: How does it shape us?”
“Characterization: The Oft-Neglected Support Character”

Monsterama Con
2021
Atlanta, GA
“Why do we love to be scared? Horror films to haunted houses”
“Spooky Animation: Cartoons that started our love of horror”, Moderator/Panelist
“For Writers: Research is Fun!”
“From the Wicker Man to Midsommar: Witchcraft in horror films”, Moderator

Multiverse Con
2020
Virtual
“Advanced Craft: Characterization: Crafting a Villain”

Next Chapter Con
2020
Virtual
“Freedom in Writing”

Conjuration Con
2019
Atlanta, GA
“Short Stories Are Not Thin Novels”

Alabama Book Festival
2019
Montgomery, AL
“YA Science Fiction & Fantasy”

Fandom Panels

Magic City Con
2019
Birmingham, AL
“Villain Corner, Q&A”

KamiCon
2018
Birmingham, AL
“That Butler, The Musical Phenomenon”

DragonCon
2017
Atlanta, GA
“That Butler, The Musical Phenomenon”

MomoCon
2017
Atlanta, GA
“That Butler, The Musical”

Anime Weekend Atlanta
2016
Atlanta, GA
“The Not-So-Crack Theories of Black Butler”

DragonCon
2016
Atlanta, GA
“The Not-So-Crack Theories of Black Butler”
“Black Butler: The Two Ciels Theory”