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Full stack writing (and publishing): Welcome to Hi

by Craig Mod

Tokyo — We’d like to welcome you to Hi: A community of writers, journalists, journalers, illustrators, photographers, travelers, poets, and musicians exploring the world, and sharing those explorations through images and text. Hi has been in private beta for the last eight months, but today we’re opening to all. We’d love for you to join: Sign up What is Hi? Hi is a writing platform with each piece be...

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Working draft.

by Christine Herrin

San francisco — Note: Wrote this today as a sort of freewrite for Working Draft, a little club started by a friend from 826 Valencia. We invaded the tutoring center late at night and everyone got to work. Originall...

expats, Travel, writing

Notes on The Other

by Craig Mod

Narita — What right do I claim? None. No family, no blood ties, no citizenship. Friends, yes, but nothing legal. A visa, up for renewal yet again. Nothing binding. Nothing strict. And so you come. You, too, w...

writing, Travel

#Taiwan Journal 3: In the Spirit of Jack

by Shu Kuge

Zhongxi district — I attended Santa Barbara City College in 1991 and was assigned to read Jack Kerouac’s “The Dharma Bums” and “On the Road” in Modern American Lit course. I read the first 20 pages of each book and fell...

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