There’s been a lot of talk in the blogosphere the past couple of days about GISHWHES. To be clear, I had never heard of this for-charity international scavenger hunt before the other day, and I have not  done due diligence on it, so I cannot speak to whether or not the organization itself is worthwhile. Let’s assume for the sake of argument that it is. Let’s talk about why so many of your favorite authors are so grumpy about being asked to write a 140-word story about Misha Collins, the Queen of England, and an imaginary creature on behalf of people entered in it. Continue reading