The notion of donating dollars raised via fan events seemed like a simple enough gesture for Sword & Staff Webmistress
and Xena fan Debbie Cassetta.
She later merged her practice with Schwartz Cohen, becoming a partner and the site's "Webmistress
." Since then the site has grown and continues to undergo frequent changes in both its useful data and "lighter side."
Sandy, an award-winning journalist, photographer, desktop publisher, and Web designer has been the Townsend Letter Webmistress
Unique features include a page on breast cancer, with facts and statistics about issues for large women of color; a "get moving" page linking to a news article on the "fat and fit" debate; a book discussion group ("loving our shapes in life and literature"); "Big Girl Sistaz," an online group "for plus-size African-American women"; and a section for original writing by the webmistress
Every search committee hopes that each new applicant will be a Webmistress
or Webmaster highly trained by a library school, but that may be too much to ask.