4 hours ago

Look who’s still here, all y’all.

juv. male ruby-throated hummingbird on a snag
Juvenile male Ruby-throated Hummingbird on Oct. 4, 2022 photo by the author Amethyst Qu

Sorry for the ISO 3200 snapshot, but I was so excited to wake up this morning to see my little one still roosting in his special spot under my window. Most of the stack-up of migrating Ruby-throated Hummingbirds I hosted in September have moved…

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6 days ago

The Spix Macaw update is here!

Spix Macaw taxidermy specimen
Spix Macaw specimen on exhibit in Berlin, 2014 / Public domain photo by Daderot via…

Hey, all y’all, if you follow me, you probably like parrots, and if you like parrots, you’ve been probably waiting to hear back how about the Spix Macaw recovery program has been going since the first eight macaws were released into the wild in June.

GrrlScientist has published an encouraging…

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Sep 24

Screenshot of Kindle Vella Royalties Paid Chart
Author’s screenshot of my Kindle Vella Royalties my publisher backend

Looking for my report on the August bonuses distributed to Amazon Kindle Vella authors? This month’s deep dive into Vella bonuses will be appearing on October 6 in The Writing Cooperative.

That’s a little later than I usually publish the monthly Vella update, so I wanted to let you know…

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