These links will take you to some of my favorite sites to read, listen to, or have fun wasting time.

Fandomapalooza - Music Mania - Books Galore - Timewasters

Music Mania - Books Galore - Timewasters

Passion and Perfection - Femslash by the bucketfull.  Just about anything you could want can be found here.

Pink Rabbit Consortium - Even more buckets of femslash.  Home of my greatest influence, fanartwise - Pink Rabbit.

Academy of Bards - Once dedicated solely to Xena: Warrior Princess fandom, this site has expanded to encompass everything.  Massive archive of fic.

Australian Xena Information Page
- The great big mama of all X:WP sites.  Fic, pix, articles, you name it, it's there.

Tom's Xena Page - A gentle blast from the past.  I would not be where I am today if this page hadn't existed all those years ago.

Mike's Xena Wallpapers - One of my all time favorite wallpaper sites for X:WP.  Also home to screencaps, and high resolution scans.

Soulmates - Home of the Xena Dinosaur Bards fanfiction listing.  

Merwolf's Cave - Home of the fanfiction and original fiction of Melissa Good, aka Merwolf.

Calli's Creations - This artist makes some very lovely fanfiction story covers, wallpapers, and other graphics.

Lois Cloarec Hart - One of my favorite "uber" authors (though her stories go far beyond the Xenaverse).

Nene's Living Library - Site of Nene Adams, another one of my favorite writers.

LOLXena - LOLcats gone Xena.  Too funny.

The Lurker's Guide to Babylon 5 - Everything you need to have to dive into Babylon 5.  

The Chosen: A Buffy Virtual Season - Absolutely awesome virtual series for BtVS.  A bit slow to update, but definitely worth the wait.

P as in Paget - Website dedicated to Paget Brewster, who plays the awesome Emily Prentiss on Criminal Minds.

CM_Femslash - A livejournal community that I run dedicated to Criminal Minds femslash.

Farscape World - One of my favorite tv shows.  Great site with tons of info.

Diane Neal - Official site for the actress who played Casey Novak on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and Elizabeth Blaine on Wes Craven's Dracula II & III

Gateworld - Megasite for all things Stargate.

Dedicated to Stargate SG-1 - Great site for SG-1.  Ep guide, screencaps, photos, etc.

Casa CaBenson - Home of CaBenson's fantastic music videos.  

Amanda Tapping Online - Site for Amanda Tapping, the actress who played Samantha Carter on Stargate SG-1 and who currently plays Helen Magnus on Sanctuary.

Perfect Misfits - Massive archive of Torres/Seven slash.  

Novel Expectations - Site for Gina Dartt, author of the awesome Janeway/Seven "Just Between..." and "Milennium" stories.  Gina has also written in the Bad Girls, All My Children, and Xena: Warrior Princess fandoms and has two published novels.  Fantastic writer.  

Endless Voyager - Site for Fewthistle, one of favorite fanfiction writers.  Brilliant work.  Stuff I return to over and over.

Delta Quadrant of Venus - Tenderware's Janeway/Seven fanfiction.  Classic J/7 writer.  Love her stories.

Perfection - DAx's fanfiction.  Another one of my favs.

Red Moon - Site for the absolutely fantastic writer, Fletcher DeLancy.  Her Voyager stories are a must read.

Rocketfic - Rocketchick's most excellent stories, videos, and graphics can be found here.

GrumpyDesigns - Site for the fantastic artist, Grumpybear1031.  Check it out!  Seriously awesome stuff.

The Celtic Dragon's Lair - My buddy Ceridwyn2's site.  Lots of cool stuff.

Fascination Street - Home to some seriously awesome music videos.

Gilliganfiction - Site for Gilligan Kane's fic.  Lots of good stuff here.

The Unofficial Isis Appreciation Page - Alongside Wonder Woman, The Bionic Woman, and Charlie's Angels, the Saturday morning show Isis really defined a part of my youth, and I think the impression of strong women characters really stuck with me over the years.  

Blood Ties Central - I never really got into the books by Tanya Huff that spawned this series, but I adored the show.  

Uber Etc.  - Monster listing of what's new in the world of uber and other types of  femslash fic.

Sanctuary - Official site for the SyFy series, Sanctuary.

Big Purple Dreams - Massive fansite/message board for all things Otalia (Guiding Light's Olivia/Natalia), Venice, & otherwise related to Crystal Chappell.

Brit Girls Do - Podcast duo that are witty, charming, and a blast to listen to - whatever subject they choose to cover.

Incandescent Fire
- Massive archive of BAM, Otalia, and Venice fanfic.

Venice the Series - Official site of Venice, a web series featuring Crystal Chappell, Jessica Leccia and a host of other very talented indivduals.  This show is a touch soapy, a whole lot gay, and bunches of fun.  

Otalia Virtual Season - Guiding Light may have ended, but a group of fans (including yours truly) have carried on with the characters, creating a virtual series that explores how we hope things might have happened with our favorite Springfielders.

Burning City - Another archive for Otalia fanfic.

Women's Murder Club Virtual Season - Another awesome virtual series.  I enjoyed every single episode.

Random Riley - Blog and home of the fic of Riley LaShea.  Love her Women's Murder Club stories.

This is but a small sampling of the various fandom sites that I visit - call these my "frequent fliers", if you will.  I hope that you will have found something of interest among their pages.

Fandomapalooza - Books Galore - Timewasters

Magnatune - Site with a lot of great musicians.  In particular, check out Hands Upon Black Earth.

Spiral Dance - Fantastic pagan group.  Love their music.

Gaia Consort - Another fantastic folk/pagan group.  Awesome, upbeat music.

Dilana - Fantastic singer, songwriter, performer.  Love her voice.

Harmonia - Public Radio show about Early Music.  When I say "early music", I of course mean, "music from the middle ages".

Sound & Spirit - A radio show hosted by Ellen Kushner (a fantastic fantasy author in her own right) about music and how it affects our lives.

Thistle & Shamrock - NPR radio show featuring Celtic music.

Storm Large - Fantastic performer with an amazing voice and a huge heart.  

Skinny White Chick
- Site for SJ Tucker, a pagan singer/songwriter.

We Are The Fallen - site for the band featuring Carly Smithson on vocals.  

Butterfly Stitch - band that featured Vanessa Olivarez on lead vocals.  Folk/rock/bluesy sound.  

Heart - My "desert island" band.  I adore their music above all others.

Golden Bough - Fabulous Celtic music band.  I've loved them for years.  See them live whenever I get the chance.

Blackmore's Night - A synthesis of rock and Renaissance Faire-esque music, with a dash of Jethro Tull thrown in for good measure.

Heather Dale - Folk singer with a lovely voice.

Heather Alexander - Folk singer who is perhaps most famous for the song, "March of Cambreadth", though that is far from the best of her songs.

Chantal Kreviazuk - One of my absolute favorite female vocalists.

Sarah McLachlan - Incredible singer/songwriter.  A true favorite of mine.

Imogen Heap - Amazing singer, songwriter - visionary and never afraid to experiment with sound.

Olivia Newton-John
- Alongside Heart, this woman's music was a heavy part of my childhood.

Thomas Bordeaux  - An SCA (Society for Creative Anachronism) bard with a fantastic voice.  You can buy his cd at Ravenboy Music.

I could go on and on with music links - music has been and will always be a huge part of my life.  The above are just a sampling of the types of music I listen to while writing, drawing, and well, doing just about everything, including sleeping!  Here are some more names to check out: Indigo Girls, Meslissa Etheridge, The Tea Party, VAST, Angie Aparo, Alter Bridge, Submersed, Godsmack, Disturbed, Jason Mraz, Jethro Tull, Josiah Leeming, Live, Queensryche, After Forever, Dar Williams, The Dixie Chicks, Kelly Clarkson, Joan Jett, Nightwish, Sara Bareilles, Tori Amos, Within Temptation, Steeleye Span, Solstice Assembly, Cappercaille, Cathie Ryan, Hevia, Karan Casey, Loreena McKennitt, Malinky, etc, etc, until I listed every single performer in my "music" folder.  Seriously folks, I listen to just about everything so long as it isn't violent, misongynistic, or off-putting to me in some way.

Fandomapalooza - Music Mania - Timewasters

Mercedes Lackey - I would not be the author I am today were it not for the fantastic worlds this writer created.  From her I learned that fantasy did not have to be dense with mythological connections, and that the protagonists could be human, no matter how alien they might be on the outside.  

David & Leigh Eddings - The Belgariad and The Mallorean are two sets of books that I return to over and over.  

Piers Anthony - His work isn't always politically correct, but that's the beauty of it.

Anne McCaffrey - She creates worlds in which I would want to live.

Gael Baudino's Gossamer Axe - I have actually not read much of this author's work beyond the book Gossamer Axe, but this book was so important to me - to showing me that yes, books with lesbian leads could actually be good, and have a happy ending, and be published.  The site linked here is an unofficial one.

Laurie R. King - One of my favorite mystery writers.  The Kate Martinelli books are not to be missed.

Shirley Rousseau Murphy - I adore the Joe Grey & Dulcie books.

Carolyn G. Hart - Mystery writer - my favorite are the Henrie O books.

Carole Nelson Douglas
- Author of the Midnight Louie mysteries.

Tad Williams - Memory, Sorrow and Thorn is perhaps my favorite epic fantasy series.  

Lilian Jackson Braun - Creator of the long running "The Cat Who..." mysteries.  The site linked here is an unofficial one.

Patricia Cornwell
- Some of the later books of the Kay Scarpetta series have been hard for me to read - but the first few are downright spectacular.

Laurie J. Marks - Wonderful fantasy author.  Another author who demonstrates that lesbian characters can be great protagonists and get the happy ending.

Barry Hughart - I have yet to find another author who so masterfully blends myth, humor, fantasy, and storytelling in such a manner that each time I read one of his three published novels, I am transported to the world he has created.  I really wish that Mr. Hughart had not stopped writing.  I cannot say enough times that everyone should run right out and get copies of Bridge of Birds, The Story of the Stone, and Eight Skilled Gentlemen.  The adventures of Master Li and Number Ten Ox are not to be missed!

Liavek - My favorite "shared world" series of novels.  Edited by Emma Bull & Will Shetterly.  Link goes to the Wiki page.

Daniel Hood - Author of "Fanuilh" and its sequels.  One of my favorite series - a groovie mashup of fantasy and mystery.

Kingthings - I love fonts.  I love looking at them, using them, playing with them - and so, this is a timewaster for me.  This guy designed a lot of the fonts I used in the banners for this page.  Also, he appears to be a Buffy fan, so win/win!

While I do read hundreds of authors, the above are people I return to, again and again.

Fandomapalooza - Music Mania - Books Galore - A link aggregation site filled with random news stories, some funny, some interesting, some odd - I can spend hours there in a day. - A video aggregating site.  Lots and lots of neat videos from around the web.

TED - Must-see videos featuring some of the brightest minds, performers, and artists of our time.

Fail blog - When something really goes wrong, and someone catches it on video or film, it goes here, to the land of FAIL.

There, I Fixed It
- Jury rigged things... not always FAIL, but always entertaining.

The Torch Online - Blog about what's up and coming in the world of Sci-Fi/Fantasy, with a slant toward GLBT viewers.

Free Stuff Times - We all like free stuff.  This is mostly for trials, coupons, etc, but I've also gotten game codes for Big Fish games here.

Big Fish Games
- My favorite of all the various casual game companies.  

Giveawayoftheday & its sister site, Gamegiveawayoftheday - Free programs - each day, they feature free programs... and on the weekends, they add free games into the mix.  The software isn't always wondertastic, but I have gotten some pretty neat games there.  I think one of my recent favorites has been the game, Undercroft.

StumbleUpon - No timewaster list would be complete without the stumble button.

Deviant Art - Excellent art resource site.  Plus, tons and tons of talented artists to browse.  Almost all of the brushes and other photoshop resources I use come from the talented creators at this site.

Obsidian Dawn - Photoshop brushes by the dozen - most of my very favorites come from this site.

These are just a few of the places I wander around in whenever I'm bored and need something to do.

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