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This is going to sound like a humblebrag, but I promise it’s not: men tell me they want to go down on me all the time. Not strangers, thankfully, but men who, in some way, want to form a romantic bond with me, usually on a first or second date, or during some sort of text flirtation. They want to put their heads between my thighs, and they want me to know about that...
Editors are always looking for ways to tie ideas into the larger themes that sweep through our lives. It's not so much an impulse now as it is a habit: How can I add to the conversations? In the weeks leading up to Valentine's Day, I was thinking about love a lot. I think about love every single day, but as I thought of the holiday, my thoughts darkened. I hate Valentine's Day and...
“I’ll be more surprised if we succeed than if we fail,” I scrawled in a beat-up notebook last year. It was one of my many reactions to the new, deeply passionate relationship that had eclipsed every other element of my life. I’m a pragmatist, so this pessimism was not necessarily out of character but nonetheless sad in context: Love had inspired in me an impulsive, efficient lunacy that was accompanied by what I assumed...
Every form of writing has an author whose work helped define it; for TinyLetter, that author is Charlotte Shane. I don't think anyone understood what a TinyLetter really could be until Shane began her Prostitute Laundry series in February of 2014. Conceived as a newsletter/subscription service, most of the letters I'd encountered before hers were bursts of mini-resume boasts, link roundups, or brimming with newsy and personal updates. Prostitute Laundry was nothing like this. Instead,...

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