Imaginarium 2014 Proudly Announces New Official Sponsor Blackwyrm Publishing

Imaginarium 2014 is proud to announce new official sponsor Blackwyrm Publishing to our sponsorship family!

We are very excited to have this innovative and growing independent publisher of novels and gaming-related books aboard with us for our debut!

About Blackwyrm Publishing:

BlackWyrm Publishing began publishing game-related books in 2003, and branched out into fiction in 2009. The company has produced over 100 novels, mostly in the speculative fiction genres. Never wanting to turn away a good book, other genres have crept in since then, including mystery, romance, historical, Christian, business, and others. As an early adopter of technology, BlackWyrm makes sure that all of the printed books are available in the various popular ebook formats.

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Imaginarium 2014 Announces Guest of Honor Rose Pressey!

Imaginarinum 2014 is extremely proud to announce our 2014 Guest of Honor, Rose Pressey!

Rose Pressey

About Rose: Rose Pressey is a USA TODAY bestselling author. She enjoys writing quirky and fun novels with a paranormal twist. The paranormal has always captured her interest. The thought of finding answers to the unexplained fascinates her.

When she’s not writing about werewolves, vampires and every other supernatural creature, she loves eating cupcakes with sprinkles, reading, spending time with family, and listening to oldies from the fifties.

Rose lives in the beautiful commonwealth of Kentucky with her husband, son and three sassy Chihuahuas.

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Volunteer for Imaginarium 2014!

Imaginarium 2014 is now accepting volunteer applications, for those would would like to help out during the weekend in exchange for a pass to the full event.

Previous experience as a volunteer is not a necessity, but if you have some experience with conventions it is a big plus.  Some areas where volunteers will be able to help include registration, panel track monitoring, film festival, art show, security, metal show, dealer room, gaming, banquet/awards, and guest services.

Just click on the link below for full info and to come aboard!

Volunteer Information and Sign-up Form

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Imaginarium 2014 Proudly Welcomes New Sponsor First Page Last Page

Imaginarium 2014 is proud to announce First Page Last Page as one of our 2014 Official event sponsors!

About First Page Last Page:

First Page Last Page offers a wide range of services for the independently publishing author. Think of us as your own personal editing, design and marketing team.

Around here, we are motivated by one single, simple idea: We love a good story! And our mission is simple: nurture the storyteller and empower the small business author. If you want to write and publish a book, we want to help you make that happen.

We are dedicated writers and ravenous readers and we know, first hand, the struggles of an indie writer. Our feedback is honest, but constructive. Our designers work with you to create the cover you want at a price you can afford. And our marketers love nothing more than to help a book reach its audience.

Please be sure to visit First Page Last Page at:

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Imaginarium 2014 Proudly Welcomes New Sponsor Hekate Press!

Imaginarium 2014 is proud to announce Hekate Press as one of our 2014 Official event sponsors!

About Hekate Press:

Have you ever wanted to work with a publisher that thinks every member of the team is equally important? That the best books only get produced when the House, Author, Editors and Cover Artist each do their jobs all with a single goal – produce the best book possible? At Hekate Press we believe a book is a symbiotic organism. It takes each part doing their best to create great books. We believe that: The Author, The Editors, The Cover Artist and The House are all equally important. No one element of creation can complete a book without the other three.

Please be sure to visit Hekate Press at:

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Announcing Our Newest 2014 Imaginator, Writer/Game Designer Dan Jolley

Imaginarium 2014 is proud to announce writer/game designer Dan Jolley, who has a brand new Terminator mini-series with Dark Horse Comics, as our latest Imaginator!

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Dan Jolley
Writer/Game Desinger
About Dan:In a freelance career spanning 24 years, Dan Jolley has written comic books for every major publisher in the country, authored original novels, licensed-property novels, and movie novelizations, and provided game design and dialogue for multiple video games, including the Transformers titles War for Cybertron and Fall of Cybertron. Dan’s latest comic book projects include his creator-owned series BLOODHOUND, available from Dark Horse Comics in two volumes — BLOODHOUND Vol. 1: Brass Knuckle Psychology and BLOODHOUND Vol. 2: Crowbar Medicine. Also at Dark Horse, Dan is writing the six-issue TERMINATOR mini-series Enemy of My Enemy, a new story set entirely in 1985. Learn more about Dan at his website,, and follow him on Twitter @_DanJolley.

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Imaginarium 2014′s Film Festival Call for Entries, and Art Show Now Open for Artists Wanting to Exhibit!

Imaginarium 2014′s Film Festival Call for Entries is now active and the Art Show is now open for artists wishing to exhibit their works at the convention taking place September 19-21 in Louisville, Ky.

The Imaginarium 2014 Film Festival will screen features, documentaries, and short films in all genres.

There will be a number of awards given in several  categories.  In keeping with the creative writing theme of the convention, the awards in this film festival will center around the screenplays and screenwriting.

For full information on submitting works for screening consideration, please visit the following page:

The Imaginarium 2014 Art Show will display and offer for sale the works of many talented artists, featuring creations in an array of genres and styles.  There will also be a print shop as part of the exhibit for attendees to browse and purchase from.

All artwork featured in the Art Show will be eligible for our Imaginarium Art Show Awards, which will feature a range of categories.

Artists interested in exhibiting their work at Imaginarium 2014, or who would like to have items in the print shop, are encouraged to visit the following page for further information:


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Imaginarium 2014 Proudly Welcomes New Sponsor Hydra Publications!

Imaginarium 2014 proudly welcomes Hydra Publications as one of our official event sponsors!

About Hydra Publications:

Hydra Publications is a small press from the Louisville, Kentucky area, although our authors come from across the nation. At this time, our focus is on publishing speculative fiction (science fiction, fantasy, and horror) but we do also consider quality work in other genres.

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Announcing Our Newest 2014 Imaginator, Screenwriter Jeffrey Reddick!

Imaginarium 2014 is proud to announce screenwriter Jeffrey Reddick as our latest Imaginator! It is a very special recognition to be named an Imaginator, all of whom will be featured in a spotlighted manner in the event programming.

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Jeffrey Reddick
About Jeffrey: Jeffrey Reddick got his start in the film industry by interning at New Line Cinema when he was 19. He worked at the studio for over 11 years. But Reddick shot to horror film fame with the creation of “Final Destination.” New Line Cinema released the original “Final Destination” in 2000 and the movie earned over $100 Million at the worldwide box office. “Final Destination 2” was released in 2003. Jeffrey co-wrote the story and served as an Executive Producer on the sequel, which also crossed the $100 million mark worldwide. With the release of the fifth “Final Destination” in August of 2011, Reddick has cemented his status as one of the few screenwriters to create an enduring horror franchise.

Reddick has sold, or optioned, over 15 projects for film and television. Credits include Lions Gate’s thriller, “Tamara,” the remake of George Romero’s classic, “Day of the Dead” and USA Networks’ “Return to Cabin by the Lake.” Currently, Reddick is developing several projects, including “The Undertakers,” for Modernciné, based off the young adult series – and “Superstition,” for Global Renaissance Entertainment.

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Announcing Our First 2014 Imaginator, Author Maurice Broaddus!

Imaginarium 2014 is proud to announce author Maurice Broaddus as our first Imaginator! It is a very special recognition to be named an Imaginator, all of whom will be featured in a spotlighted way in the event programming.

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Maurice Broaddus

About Maurice:
Maurice Broaddus has written hundreds of short stories, essays, novellas, and articles. His dark fiction has been published in numerous magazines, anthologies, and web sites, including Asimov’s Science Fiction, Cemetery Dance, Apex Magazine, and Weird Tales Magazine. He is the co-editor of the Dark Faith anthology series (Apex Books) and the author of the urban fantasy trilogy, Knights of Breton Court (Angry Robot Books). He has been a teaching artist for over five years, teaching creative writing to students of all ages. Visit his site at

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