rivkat: Dean reading (dean reading)
( Jun. 13th, 2013 04:00 pm)
But first, a PSA: America’s worst charities. Don’t give money to charities that spend all their money fundraising. When the cause is very small (such as a specific, rare disease), resort to professional fundraisers and a lower percentage going directly to services can be understandable and acceptable. But nothing like these, including Youth Development Fund, which sends 80% of its donations to fundraisers and uses most of the rest to pay a company owned by the “charity’s” founder and president to make scuba-diving videos starring him and then to pay to broadcast those videos. Disgusting. Check names carefully, and check online, especially for anything veteran-related.

Max Barry, Alec Nevala-Lee, Diana Wynne Jones, Mira Grant )
KJ Parker, Diana Wynne Jones, Rapunzel variant, lesbian romance )

Quote:
Often I cared nothing for the woman I made love to. I cared for the thing she seemed to be hiding from me.
H.G. Wells, Secret Places of the Heart
rivkat: Rivkid shakes tiny fist (shakes tiny fist)
( Oct. 8th, 2005 08:54 pm)
I couldn't resist getting Z. to make this icon, now that I have 100 to play with. Nip/Tuck snippetage is in progress; I'm still thinking about how to pull off the XF and SV prompts.

fiction: Marshall, Novik, Pratchett, Thomas, Butler, Jones )
rivkat: Rivka as Wonder Woman (Default)
( Aug. 31st, 2005 09:26 pm)
My version of nesting: trying to clear the backlog.

marketing, copyright, comic books, pop culture )
rivkat: Rivka as Wonder Woman (pay attention clark)
( Aug. 3rd, 2004 11:54 am)
Someone gave me 12 months of LJ! Thanks, someone! Can I do something nice for you? SV porn, perhaps? (It's occurred to me that this may have happened a while ago, and the notification might be part of the apparent release of long-delayed comments also happening now, in which case I'm really sorry I didn't know before.)

I learned one very important thing from my most recent story: When in doubt, break furniture. Mostly my feedback is varied and singles out different parts of a story, but this time every single person who said anything specific liked the impromptu office redecoration.

Karen Joy Fowler, Stephen Dedman, Christopher Golden, Mildred Ames, Jeff Long, Jonathan Kellerman, Harlan Coben, Terry Pratchett, Sharon Shinn, Linda Nagata, Orson Scott Card, Diana Wynne Jones, Christopher Rice )
rivkat: Rivka as Wonder Woman (Default)
( Jan. 11th, 2004 03:08 am)
Re: vidding. I'm not sure what could be more addictive than this. It's like finding fandom all over again.

Farscape, The West Wing and Stargate )

Book reviews )
rivkat: Rivka as Wonder Woman (Default)
( Oct. 26th, 2003 10:10 pm)
Yeah, not as enticing as "Girls, girls, girls" -- or really, given my assumed audience, "boys, boys, boys." But I have many more books than boys (and I'm not sharing him). Fantasy and science fiction.

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Wow, a bunch of fiction piled up while I wasn't looking. To spare your screens, I'll do the fantasy now, others in a bit.

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Iain Banks, Dan Brown, Harlan Coben, Jasper Fforde, Laurell K. Hamilton, Diana Wynne Jones, David Lodge, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Joss Whedon, sf and horror anthologies, and ancient Japanese poets.

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