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The Morning Star

 BD Hesse has asked her readers “Write a story about someone who loses their religion.”

Here’s mine.

This story uses characters from my upcoming novel (series?) Project Quintessence. It takes place near the end of part one, but doesn’t spoil anything unrelated to a certain character’s change of belief.

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Reclaiming labels

If you haven’t read this Cracked article about “Gamergate”, you should. (Language warning: it’s Cracked.)

TERMINOLOGY: I’ll be using the term “gater,” not “gamer,” because these assholes claiming to represent gamers is like a cannibal claiming to represent eaters. They’re the only ones who think you have to tear into other people to do it properly, instead of it being something pretty much everybody does now without it defining our lives.

I like this. We shouldn’t let labels that apply equally to us be taken over by the worst examples.

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