Erin Giglio

Erin Giglio

is creating Writing about science, behavior, and people

42

patrons

$202

per Piece
Hi! Thank you so much for chipping in a bit for my weird pieces and crabby biology rants. Accuracy is important to me, and so is understanding exactly how complicated and context-dependent behavior and the mind really are--and not just the human mind, either. Context matters, and it can be a tricky thing to track it all down. Thank you for letting me gather the strands of context together. 

Chipping in here means that I can afford to spend more time nattering on Metafilter and writing blog posts out in public, which means more time for you to read. It means that I can invest in time-saving little things in my everyday life like faster transit to and from work (since I live with three adults who share one car between us right now), a chest freezer to help my household prepare and organize meals so I eat more reliably, and pay down my perpetual vet bills a bit faster. I'm amazed and perpetually grateful for the generosity of the Internet, and I am endlessly startled at the affection from any folks who like my writing enough to enable me to produce more of it. 

I'm terrified to say anything to you guys, but I love you and I love your support. Thank you. 

That banner is a baby singing mouse curled into the palm of my hand, by the way. Like me, it is small and wrinkly and tends to blink heavily in sunlight; like me, it hopes to grow into something a hell of a lot more active with a bit of time and care. I can't think of a better banner for something like this.
Tiers
Singing mouse
$1 or more per Piece
Thank you so much! Seriously, I appreciate this a lot. It's hard to articulate how much.

You get access to behind the scenes content: what kinds of things I'm thinking about talking about, what I'm curious about, and of course my undying affection.
Tayra
$20 or more per Piece
Wow, thank you so much for the support. I'm lost for words!

At this level, not only do you get all the perks above, but you get to suggest a topic for a 1000-word blog post. Each month, all members can vote on proposed subjects; I'll write the top one.
Quetzal
$50 or more per Piece
Thank you--I am overwhelmed with your generosity! 


Here I will answer one question of your choosing per month to the best of my ability, with citations and a word limit of about 1,000 words, plus access to everything else. 

Hi! Thank you so much for chipping in a bit for my weird pieces and crabby biology rants. Accuracy is important to me, and so is understanding exactly how complicated and context-dependent behavior and the mind really are--and not just the human mind, either. Context matters, and it can be a tricky thing to track it all down. Thank you for letting me gather the strands of context together. 

Chipping in here means that I can afford to spend more time nattering on Metafilter and writing blog posts out in public, which means more time for you to read. It means that I can invest in time-saving little things in my everyday life like faster transit to and from work (since I live with three adults who share one car between us right now), a chest freezer to help my household prepare and organize meals so I eat more reliably, and pay down my perpetual vet bills a bit faster. I'm amazed and perpetually grateful for the generosity of the Internet, and I am endlessly startled at the affection from any folks who like my writing enough to enable me to produce more of it. 

I'm terrified to say anything to you guys, but I love you and I love your support. Thank you. 

That banner is a baby singing mouse curled into the palm of my hand, by the way. Like me, it is small and wrinkly and tends to blink heavily in sunlight; like me, it hopes to grow into something a hell of a lot more active with a bit of time and care. I can't think of a better banner for something like this.

Recent posts by Erin Giglio

Tiers
Singing mouse
$1 or more per Piece
Thank you so much! Seriously, I appreciate this a lot. It's hard to articulate how much.

You get access to behind the scenes content: what kinds of things I'm thinking about talking about, what I'm curious about, and of course my undying affection.
Tayra
$20 or more per Piece
Wow, thank you so much for the support. I'm lost for words!

At this level, not only do you get all the perks above, but you get to suggest a topic for a 1000-word blog post. Each month, all members can vote on proposed subjects; I'll write the top one.
Quetzal
$50 or more per Piece
Thank you--I am overwhelmed with your generosity! 


Here I will answer one question of your choosing per month to the best of my ability, with citations and a word limit of about 1,000 words, plus access to everything else.