I will use my own self-promotion prompt to share that I've collected all of Michael Gerber's essays for Viral Load in one spot, so you can read them all in one very long sitting: https://theamericanbystander.substack.com/t/mg-goes-long

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I’ve been called out! I am he who is out called!

Thanks for being better at promoting my work than I am, apparently. How about this...

I am a narrative designer with +15 years experience in the game industry and a love for interactive storytelling. Next month, I’m opening up to new projects. Past clients include Ubisoft, Capcom, Disney, and Square Enix, and indie studios around the world. If you’re looking for a game writer, check out my recent work and contact me at geoffreygolden.com.


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Not enough?? Well, you're in luck because this silly comedy piece is guaranteed to increase bone density in at least no known instances.


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I wasn't going to share any self-promo, but I think it's important to show Geoffrey how it's done. Anyway, here's an essay I wrote about middle age. https://open.substack.com/pub/michaelestrin/p/ask-your-friends-if-middle-age-is?r=1fqhx&utm_campaign=post&utm_medium=web

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I’ll promote my newsletter: it’s Zuko’s Musings, and it’s part intellectual natterings on nerdy subjects, part unhinged memoir. Or is that personal essay? I was attempting to teach some grad students the difference between the two last week and I still have no idea.


Through it, I’ll side-promote my ribald variety show, Blue Dime Cabaret. Which is a huge hoot, taking place monthly in a queer distillery in Boulder, CO. @bluedimecabaret on Insta.

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