(posted by chris the cynic)
I could really do with some help on the whole, “what’s a topic that might spark conversation” thing on the open threads. You know, just in case that hasn’t been obvious.
There is no submission deadline for articles, open thread suggestions and writing prompt suggestions. Send them any time.
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