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Zen and Zenon  [message #72337] Thu, 22 December 2016 13:54 Go to next message
timmy   United Kingdom

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Zen was written and published before I heard about Zenon.

The young man in my story is real, and named as in the story. It would be inappropriate to alter his name in the tale because of Zenon's death. It would be similarly inappropriate to suggest that the tale be a memorial of some description for Zenon.

I wonder, though, if we might pause a little and think about those gay teenagers whose emotional state means that a setback may trigger self harm.

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Inconsistent use of capital letters is the difference between Bobby helping Uncle Jack off a horse, AND Bobby helping uncle jack off a horse!
Re: Zen and Zenon  [message #72338 is a reply to message #72337] Thu, 22 December 2016 15:28 Go to previous messageGo to next message
William King is currently offline  William King   France

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It's a great short story, well written, very Christmas. Yes it's sad when someone takes their own life, but your story hasn't nothing to do with that. Leave it just the way it is.
Re: Zen and Zenon  [message #72339 is a reply to message #72338] Thu, 22 December 2016 17:10 Go to previous message
timmy   United Kingdom

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It is just an unbelievably harsh coincidence with the names of the boys, and their ages.



Inconsistent use of capital letters is the difference between Bobby helping Uncle Jack off a horse, AND Bobby helping uncle jack off a horse!
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