- My Horror World message board.
- Jane Dystel, my current literary agent.
- David G. Hartwell, the most influential of my instructors at Clarion West 1990, and a strong proponent of my short fiction and of Santa Steps Out.
- Patrick LoBrutto, an early and ardent champion of Santa Steps Out, a compleat professional, and a great friend.
- Clarion West Writers Workshop, which I attended summer 1990. An inspiration for writers in the sf/f/h genres and critical to the launch of my career.
Other Kinds of Writing
- Democratic Underground, the heartland of progressivism on the web.
- Common Dreams, breaking news and views for the progressive community.
Worthy Spiritual Pursuits
- T’ai Chi Chuan, as introduced to the USA by Cheng Man-ch’ing.
Music and Theatre
Celebrations of Sensuality
- Argentine tango, as taught by Brian Dunn and Deb Sclar.