Ten days ago, I'd never heard of GISHWHES. But my Twitter feed suddenly blew up with a flurry of GISHWHES tweets which seemed all obfuscated and abstruse. Naturally, I was curious. So, off I tromped to the Google, to find out what this exciting nonsense was all about. It turns out it stands for:
And the acronym seems to be true, since it's broken the Guinness World Record five times. Hosted by actor Misha Collins, it's an international hunt involving stunts and acts of kindness and tons of fun, crazy, GEEKY stuff. (Yay!)
I was intrigued. Then, out of the blue, I found out about item number 78 on the GISHWHES list, when I was asked to fulfill it:
Jennifer Foehner Wells
I'm an author of the Space Opera variety.