The season is upon us, the season of ghosts, haunts, haints, and the delightful chill of dark tales whispered at the dead of night.  Over the last two weeks on Twitter (hint: follow me @WriterOdell) I've shared some of my favorite horror podcast stories to help set the mood and I wanted to add a few more to the list because, let's face it, you can't have enough scary stories.  So, in no particular order: ...continue reading HEAR THAT? HALLOWEEN SPECIAL

A week late and a dollar short, but life has finally settled enough to allow a few moments to talk about GeekGirlCon. (YMMV)

GeekGirlCon first opened its doors in October of 2011, a celebration of the female geek, of all geeks, really.  It started small, and has grown steadily since, moving from the Seattle Center and EMP to the Washington State Conference Center.  This year they expanded the dealers' room, allowing for nearly twice as many dealers and exhibitors.  There were multiple panel tracks, and a kickin' DIY science area (honest, you have to see the science area).  For four of the last six  ...continue reading Open Minds & Open Hearts: GeekGirlCon 2016