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Top Selling horror novelist and Vampire Historian, Lyn Gibson is slated to attend Geekonomicon 2015. The event will be held at the Gulf Coast Coliseum December 11th-13th. Gibson, author of “The Adrian Trilogy” “Short & Gory” and her soon to be released novel “The Wicked Truth” will be accompanied by the “Adrian’s Fury Dragster”.
“This is the long awaited debut of our dragster” Gibson states. “We are excited to have her make her first appearance at a fairly local con. This will be our first year to participate at Geekonomicon, we’re excited on a lot of different levels.”
Gibson has attended cons and other like events frequently in the past 2 years and has accumulated a following of over 73,000 on her social media, fan pages and blogs. Her writing style is unique. She has the ability to weave legends and lore throughout her story lines leaving her fans eagerly awaiting her next release.
“I adore the Steampunk scene, I believe that Geekonomicon holds a world record on having the most Steampunk enthusiasts in one place at the same time” Gibson adds. “The Dragster will be in the Guinness book of world records soon as well. She is a hand crafted, custom build that is like no other as far as top fuel front engine dragsters go. My husband will also make the record book for being the tallest NHRA certified driver.”
Geekonomicon boasts being far more than an event:
Geekonomicon is a community of like-minded geeks and nerds who want to create an environment on a regular, not just yearly, basis where people can gather together for networking, entertainment, and educational events to share ideas and connect without fear of judgment. On this quest to grow our community we will promote awareness in society of our unique culture, its differences, and similarities, in order to foster a better mutual understanding. In December were we can all celebrate a family friendly Geekmas together.
The Con has a broad list of guests ranging from Authors, Film producers, Actors, Artists and more, much more. The event is jam-packed with games, movies, panels, contests and other activities for attendees of all ages. For additional information visit the Geekonomicon website at the link above.
The Vjesci, also known as the Vjeszczi or Vjescey, is a Vampire from Polish folklore. Much like the European Vampire, The Vjesci retained their mortal characteristics and blended well within society. Legends indicate that humans were destined to become Vjesci at birth if born with teeth or a more common condition, ‘cradle cap”. If the child was born with a cap, the mother could protect the child by drying the cradle cap, grinding it into a fine dust and retaining it until the child’s 7th birthday; when she would feed it to him to ward off curse.
The Vjesci have many common ties with Vampire legends from other cultures; They are undead, they awaken at midnight and they feed on humans. It is said that in order to detain the Vjesci, Villagers would throw a net into his coffin as he could not rise until untying all of…
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