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Andrew on Medium: April/May 2022

Here is this month's selection of free Medium articles for your perusal. These are friend links and won't count against your non-member monthly limit.

So You Want to Write a Serial: Before Your First Post

I follow advice that’s meant for musicians because they are, in many ways, the canary in the coal mine of popular culture. Pay close attention and you’ll see that any issues facing creative types now were already floating around in the world of music some five or ten years ago.

Chinese Students Keep Occupying My Classrooms

It’s 5:30 PM on a Monday. I’m headed to a sweatbox of a classroom to set up for an evening class that I never requested and certainly don’t want. With most of the students at dinner, I will have a brief time to myself…or so I think. I can feel eyes on me as I walk in — two, three, maybe four sets. A group of students are in here eating, and I need to chase them out before I can do anything else.

In the American Firearms Debate, Suicides are Invisible

This is something we rarely discuss in society, even in the kind of political circles where gun control is a major issue. The focus is always on homicides — the more dramatic, the better. Suicides just don’t rate in the discussion. But when we ignore gun suicides, we blot out some 23,000 deaths per year.
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Here is this month's selection of free Medium articles for your perusal. These are friend links and won't count against your non-member monthly limit. Check out my full article index! Are you a Medium

Here is this month's selection of free Medium articles for your perusal. These are friend links and won't count against your non-member monthly limit. Check out my full article index! Are you a Medium