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Wishful Thinking

Wishful Thinking

I’m helpless and I hate it. Halfway across the continent from me, a young woman is fighting for her life. Halfway around the world, another is reeling from an awful discovery. I care very much about both of them, but

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Today’s Mail

In today’s mail… Coupons to things I still can’t afford. One notice of a late fee due to an unpaid bill. (I paid it. On time, too.) One notice of a rate increase–the child’s monthly health insurance premium is doubling

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The Purpose of Anime

The Purpose of Anime

I’ve figured it out.  The purpose of anime–beyond telling great stories, wowing us with awesome characters, etc,–is to sell TVs. Think of any anime you’ve watched to the end.  Go ahead.  Now–want to throw something?  You do, don’t you? I’m

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A Challenge

While I sputtered, Bly wrote a protest for me. As a proud member of Mm.org, I understand that you are forced to set certain standards to protect the rights and sensibilities of visitors to your site, both readers and authors

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Censorship

And it goes on… A couple months ago, the site where I first posted my fanfics decided to be obnoxious.  If your story had so much as a hint of boy-lovin’ in it, the story had to be labelled yaoi

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