zhaneel69

Zhaneel's Journal for Quizzes and Randomness

Lemmings R US

Name:
Zhaneel
Birthdate:
1 May 1980
Schools:
Livermore High School - Livermore CA (1994 - 1998)
University of California - Davis - Davis CA (1998 - 2002)
Interests: (124)
4-h, 80s, amber, amber:drpg, angel, asian food, baycon, biochemistry, biology, board games, boardgames, book crossing, books, buffy, buffy the vampire slayer, california, carbohydrates, card games, celtic music, celtic rock, cheap ass games, chemistry, comics, computer games, computers, cooking, crystal method, cuddling, dancing, dating, dickens fair, dickens faire, dnd, dragons, dvds, eberron, f&sf, fantasy, flirting, fnw, forgotten realms, foxtrot, friday night waltz, fury.com, g-blog, gaskell's, gaskells, geeks, genetics, gentic engineering, gm crops, gmos, greek mythology, in nomine, irish dancing, juno reactor, live365.com, loving, master of orion, medicinal chemistry, men, mercades lackey, merrie pryanksters, moo3, musicals, mythology, netsurfing, night elves, organic chemistry, orko, pagan, penny arcade, plough, politics, polkas, poly, polyamorous, polyamory, protiens, pryanksters, pvp online, queen of wands, rainbow brite, reading, realms of fantasy, ren faire, rose is rose, science fiction, scifi, settlers of catan, sg-1, slush god, something positive, sound of music, speculative fiction, star trek, star wars, starcraft, stargate, starry plough, strange horizons, sushi, swing, swing dancing, techno, tempest, thai, top forty hits, tv:angel, urban fantasy, video games, vintage dancing, waltz, waltzes, waltzing, war3, warcraft iii, warcraft3, web comics, wicca, wil wheaton, wilwheaton.net, worldcon, writing
Bio
Welcome to my Journal. I'm Dawn. I'm a young woman starting out in life and am surprised to find I'm an adult. I have a BS in Chemistry from UC Davis (with Highest Honors) and worked in the industry for about 5 years before realzing that I couldn't deal with the day-to-day of labwork. Right now I have a totally awesome, kick-ass job working in marketing for 2K Games.

I am an amatuer writer. Which is to say I haven't been published for my fiction, and I'm not really writing/submitting actively right now. I did a solid push for about 2 years, and I had some nonfiction published and some really good rejection letters for my fiction. I enjoy reading SF/F and I've been working on writing it professional. I've gotten paid to write a couple of book reviews for Locus Magazine and I have two articles published with Strange Horizons. I also did video game reviews for Primo Technology Magazine.

This journal started out as mainly a public place to my quiz results and a private journal. However, with the closure of my original blog site (G-blog), this is now my main journal. I still filter a lot of my entries so if you read and are interested, let me know, and I'll figure out what parts of my life I'm willing to share.

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