Salt Art

As a woman who can’t draw a stick figure, I’m in awe: Yoda Salt Art [YouTube Video] Mindy, sure this will be onĀ  BoingBoing soon… Share...

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Non Profits in the World Around Us

I could write a long, boring post about how the county came out to fix our water meter yesterday, only to disrupt the flow of water inside our house, necessitating an emergency visit from the night supervisor, who spent a couple of hours trying to get things to work, only to give up, but then he sent out a plumber this morning.  (I wouldn’t write that, though, because the sentence is long and convoluted.)  In the end, the...

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Going, Going, Gone!

One last reminder about the Brenda Novak auction – at 7:00 p.m. Pacific time, all the fun and games come crashing to a halt. I’m offering up my editing services (and, given my schedule for the coming year, this might be the only editing client I take on for the next several months!)  Your bids go to support a great cause – diabetes research!  If you’re not looking for my editing services, browse the huge,...

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Got Manuscript?

As many of you know, I do some freelance editing in my, um, spare time.  Alas, there hasn’t been a lot of spare time of late, and I’ve needed to cut back on taking on new editing clients. That said, I have donated my editing services to Brenda Novak’s auction, which raises funds for diabetes research.  You can read more about the editing package here:...

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Signal Boost: Free Books!

Borderlands Books, an incredible genre bookstore in San Francisco, recently opened a cafe.  The cafe allows people to enjoy treats, while browsing incredible science fiction and fantasy, surrounded by like-minded souls (and two hairless store cats.)  Alas, a recession isn’t always the best time to expand one’s business. And so Borderlands Books is selling gift certificates.  Special gift certificates.  If you buy...

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