Friday Faves 10-12-12

Books, Writing, Giveaway:

If you like science fiction and fantasy books, check out the Humble Bumble eBook bundle by October 23rd. Pay what you like for six (or eight if you pay as much or more as the current average paid) DRM-free ebooks by both newer and established authors, including Neil Gaiman, Cory Doctorow, Kelly Link, John Scalzi and more. You can also choose how much of your purchase price goes to the authors and/or to charity and/or Humble Bumble’s expenses.


If you want to try writing your OWN book, join me in doing National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) this November!

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Friday Faves: Contests and Kickstarter Projects I Like

Here’s another roundup of projects I’m supporting and contests I’m entering:


Do you look through the Mens and Boys clothing sections hoping to find items that vaguely fit your female figure? Get custom-fit shirts, vests, and blazers from this project:


Get some cool cigar box instruments:


Turn your iPod touch into a wifi hotspot with 500MB of free data per month (check their coverage map first to see if you are in it):


Still time to get a Ninja Standing Desk!



Enter Engadget’s back to school givaway to win a bag full of electronic goodies – comment daily on each new post that appears at noon ET (see linked page for links to each post when they are live) through August.

Win a violin, bow, case, strings and accessories from D’Addario – enter once daily now through October 1st.

The Korg MicroKorg giveaway is still running through December – enter once daily.

Korg Monthly Giveaway Until December 2012

Korg makes all sorts of keyboards, synths, effects, etc. To celebrate their 10th anniversary, every month through December 2012 they will be giving away one of their Micro-series products. You may enter once per day for each month’s prize drawing, at this  page:

Korg Mega-Micro Giveaway