We just had a very brief rainstorm. Just before it ended, the sun broke through the clouds. Self, I thought, go see if there’s a rainbow. And lo, there was. Shiny!
Monthly Archives: May 2009
My grandmother, much to the fury of my aunts and cousins, wins every family bake-off with her icebox cake: Ingredients: 1 9 oz package of Nabisco’s Famous Chocolate Wafers 2 cups heavy cream 1 tsp vanilla extract — Add vanilla … Continue reading
Schoolhouse Rock left out the part where anyone can tack a completely unrelated amendment onto any bill. It’s been a very long time since I’ve studied how the government works, and what the lawmaking process entails, but this has never … Continue reading
First of all, have you gone and voted for Ian Gibson’s Stuff of Legends yet? No? Shoo! Gogogo! Today’s the last day. Next, there’s a rant forthcoming on a big bookseller DOIN IT WRONG, but I’m in a good mood … Continue reading
Last night, I found out something really, really cool about one of Feathermoon’s own. One of our favorite Boomsticks, Homrend, is not only the guild leader of an awesome group of RPers, he’s also a FINALIST in Amazon’s Breakthrough Novel … Continue reading
So, there’s this new website, “The Society for Geek Advancement.” They made a video. How cute! In it, a smattering of geeky icons (Wil Wheaton, LeVar Burton, and Jonathan Coulton among them) proudly declare their love for geeky things alongside … Continue reading
via John Scalzi’s Whateverettes: big kittehs, pumpkins, omnomnompounce! TIGERS LEOPARDS Vs Pumpkins!
To anyone who’s ever questioned the need for literary agents, go read Kristin Nelson’s post right now. This is only one of the hojillion things agents do for authors, but oh my is it ever an important one. Agents advocate … Continue reading
Dear Zombie Santa, I’ve been a very good girl this year. Well, mostly good. Okay, pretty good, at least if you squint your eyes and turn your head a few degrees to the left. Hey, it’s only May. I have … Continue reading
Hey, cats and kittens — May 1st has been declared Buy Indie Day . So if there’s something you’ve been meaning to pick up, or if some author you hear on TV or on the radio piques your curiosity, why … Continue reading