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Sep 1, 2023Liked by M. E. Rothwell

https://somethingsup.substack.com/p/dysfunctional-deluded-selfish-woman

I wrote about my experience as a 30-something childless woman, and about how interestingly most of the pressure I’m getting to have kids comes from other men, not other women or moms.

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Ooh I think I missed this when you first posted it, looking forward to reading

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Terry has been experimenting with writing the same simple story in a variety of different styles; here is his most recent version.

https://open.substack.com/pub/terryfreedman/p/experiments-in-style-wooster?r=18suih&utm_campaign=post&utm_medium=web

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Hey Mikey! Here’s mine:

https://www.practicespace.blog/p/no-17-three-pieces

“Three Pieces” is a collection of true, vulnerable micro-stories from all over the landscape of my past, tackling themes like friendship, love, and darkness.

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https://open.substack.com/pub/johnhalbrooks/p/english-majors-will-save-the-freaking?r=kyg3a&utm_campaign=post&utm_medium=web

The title here pretty much speaks for itself: English Majors Will Save the Freaking World.

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I’ve just realized that I didn’t follow the rules. I’ll try again:

John Halbrooks thinks that his title speaks for itself: English Majors Will Save the Freaking World.

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Ordinarily, failure to comply with the rules would result in a public tar and feathering, but as you corrected your mistake, I’ll let you off this time, John.

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Whew! 😅

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https://robertsdavidn.substack.com/p/primo-levi-only-victims-can-truly

David Roberts writes about Primo Levi , the Holocaust, and forgiveness, and asserts that Only Victims Can Truly Forgive

robertsdavidn.substack.com/about

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Sep 1, 2023Liked by M. E. Rothwell

https://kindlinghorror.substack.com/p/it-aint-a-coyote

Shaina published the first in a short series, "Chattel", which tells the fictional story of a struggling rancher whose cattle start dying in mysterious ways.

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Sep 1, 2023·edited Sep 1, 2023Liked by M. E. Rothwell

https://open.substack.com/pub/speterdavis/p/the-bane-of-good-men?r=1iqddx&utm_campaign=post&utm_medium=web

S Peter Davis writes about the recent loss of two dear friends and coping with the hopeless anger that we feel toward cancer.

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"I want to do the things that challenge my destiny" - travel writer Narina Exelby interviews firefighter Emma Vanemo, who walked 6500km - solo - across Africa

https://narinaexelby.substack.com/p/ordinary-women-extraordinary-lives-3e9

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https://hollystarley.substack.com/p/a-light-snow-an-orange-bowl-and-the

Looking back at a last live music show before the world was transformed by a virus and the pain of feeling unable to help when a loved one is suffering , "A Light Snow, an Orange Bowl, and the Red Elvises" reflects on ephemerality, the mercy in moments, and finding a way through.

Thanks for the opportunity!!

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https://open.substack.com/pub/tinarowley/p/clown-class-orientation?r=h79y&utm_medium=ios&utm_campaign=post

In her inaugural post for Clown Class, Tina Rowley reflects on the horrors of taking an actual clown class and how it came to be revealed that she, inescapably and against her will, was a sad clown.

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P.S. What a cool thing you do here. Thank you!

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You’re very welcome, Tina! Lovely to have you here!

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Ohhhhhh, I'm HOOKED. Brilliant.

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Hey, hurray! Thank you!

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What a wonderful idea!! ❤️ Here's mine.....

https://everydayjourneys.substack.com/p/camino-de-santiago-reflections-and

Louise reflects, one year later, on her family's journey walking 500 miles across Spain on the Camino de Santiago

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Sep 1, 2023·edited Sep 1, 2023Liked by M. E. Rothwell

https://carolineeliz.substack.com/p/mothers?utm_source=profile&utm_medium=reader2

The good and bad of being mothered by a mother who was never mothered herself.

Grateful to you!

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Here's something: https://junegirvin.substack.com/p/have-headache-will-lie-down

Have headache will lie down: an essay about the club no-one wants to belong to - the migraineurs.

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Kathryn Vercillo is a high school and law school dropout who has just gone back to school for her second master's degree and has shared some reflections about that:

https://createmefree.substack.com/p/musings-and-memories-on-art-education

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https://textualvariations.substack.com/p/filmtv-catalogs

In response to the fact that there are a lot of newsletters about film and television on Substack yet few newsletter directories actually list them, I've created my own: "The Film and Television Newsletter Catalogs."

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Why would a 54-year-old heterosexual man enjoy the Barbie movie over Oppenheimer? https://www.subconsciousfat.com/p/are-women-superior-to-men

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