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  • An Excerpt from "Don't Drive Too Fast, Don't Stay Too Late, and Be Good"

    On August 22, 2018 Jan Guenther Braun wrote:

    Adam, thanks for writing your comment! Whether you're posting a piece of writing to a blog or having it published in paper form, you never know if anyone's actually read it, so thanks for that!

    Yup, I think that PTSD can come in many forms and be the result of small 't' trauma over time. Is that the character's trauma, though? I don't even know yet. I guess we'll both find out eventually.

    All the best, Adam

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  • Introduction: Queer Mennonite Literature

    On August 19, 2018 Adam Hostetter wrote:

    Daniel--thank you for putting together this amazing compilation of queer writing. I'm so grateful to live in an era when Mennonites are bold and brave enough to be this open. It is what makes us radicals, still, today. I enjoyed every piece and I am thrilled and excited by the bibliography with so many names I did not know before. My reading list has expanded.

    Your work is greatly appreciated. All the best- -Adam Hostetter, aka Quantum Mennonite

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  • A Birth, a Flag, and My Introduction to Military Erotica

    On August 19, 2018 Adam Hostetter wrote:

    What a wonderful piece! Our histories, sensibilities, and awareness can be so fluid and difficult to comprehend. The story of the musical on slavery is so horrific, poinient and heart breaking - so true. I feel that pain of ignorance, and wondering if we’ll ever over come it.

    Thank you! All the best, Adam Hostetter

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