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First Frost of Autumn
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Two toys I found...

Toys I just discovered:
  • Distributed Proofreaders
    This shares out the workload for scanning, proofing, and formatting public domain books for Project Gutenberg, one page at a time. It's gratifying to fuss with, and closer to my talent (reading fast, looking for typos) than something like wikipedia is right now. Plus it's entertaining to pick up random smatterings of books, like an essay on Aubrey Beardsley and some sort of adventure/romance. If anyone wants to be on a Team with me, let me know! (Okay, maybe competitive proofreading isn't the hobby for everyone).
  • Electric Sheep. Oooh. Pretty.
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  • Forty-something books

    The Element of Fire, The Death of the Necromancer, The Wizard Hunters, The Ships of Air, The Gate of Gods (by Martha Wells) Since I got to meet…

  • Twenty-one books

    A Conspiracy of Truths by Alexandra Rowland This is a fascinating book, structurally. It starts with storyteller in jail, arrested on false…

  • Is this anyone's Shawl of Destiny?

    I picked a set of "fade" yarn in fingering weight, and then spent a while trying to figure out what to make with it. I ended up going with…

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