What I learned writing my first non-fiction book – Valerie Aurora's blog
What I learned writing my first non-fiction book (including the best way to generate ebooks from Google Docs)
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CW: infant death.

We need to insist on tech being compassionate.
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Subject shift, but did you have D.A.R.E/drug education in your school? Was it basically "if you loo…
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Yeah, I don't remember anything about LGBT+ for either gender or sexuality discussions. Granted, th…
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46. at least one man will reply to this complaining that this post unfairly stereotypes men
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We need better sex ed nationwide. Oregon mandates it for all students, which is awesome. I just don…
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