Subscriber Writing Roundup
Greetings, my fellow bookworms!
Today is the first Monday of September, which means it’s time for our monthly Subscriber Writing Roundup!
What follows are 35 links to great pieces of writing from BTMU subscribers. From reflections on love and friendship to interviews with daring travellers, from a film and TV directory to a piece on a haunting work of art, there’s something for everyone.
“Three Pieces” is a collection of true, vulnerable micro-stories from all over the landscape of’s past, tackling themes like friendship, love, and darkness.
David Roberts writes about Primo Levi , the Holocaust, and forgiveness, and asserts that Only Victims Can Truly Forgive.
"I want to do the things that challenge my destiny" - travel writerinterviews firefighter Emma Vanemo, who walked 6500km - solo - across Africa
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 ,’s "A Light Snow, an Orange Bowl, and the Red Elvises" reflects on ephemerality, the mercy in moments, and finding a way through.
In her inaugural post for Clown Class,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.
The good and bad of being mothered by a mother who was never mothered herself, by Caroline.
Have headache will lie down: an essay about the club no-one wants to belong to - the migraineurs,.
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,has created his own: "The Film and Television Newsletter Catalogs."
Why would a 54-year-old heterosexual man enjoy the Barbie movie over Oppenheimer? By.
With their freight-hauling future decided,suggests Jack go against policy and start bringing his child onboard, a boy with Down syndrome.
This is Chapter 8 of's story, "In Gold Country".
In whichadmits that writing is harder for her than designing buildings, and yet she is compelled to continue.
This 40,000+ word guide written by a USA Today and Substack bestselling author,, will help you plan, build, scale, and monetize your Substack no matter where you are on your journey.
A weary Stomp Bigfoot searches for solace in a drainpipe speakeasy in 1931 Manhattan with bartender rats and jazz otters, but must take action when a band of sew-gators threaten an orphan baby washing out to the Hudson. By.
In this week's Kindness Boomerang Newsletter,shares her thoughts on how love expands... where we start to become what we surround ourselves with and we receive what we send out into the world.
Liberals are not so much opposed to the other side as incredulous that there is another side. By.
In his project to read and comment upon the approx. 850 works and authors of the Western canon as enumerated by Harold Bloom,discusses the first thirteen chapters of the Fourth Book of Moses, called Numbers.
That’s all folks!