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    Alternate History General Discussion

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    Alternate History General Discussion

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    The Borders of Genre: The Glorification of Fascism Within Alternate History

    I have several thoughts - this comment is probably unformed but this prompted several things in my head at once. Firstly: I think there's an inherent tension between AH as entertainment and AH as a reflection of historical truth. What make things readable and what make things true are often two...
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    Panel Discussion: What is Plausibility?

    Nothing public-facing, no - I try to stay off that site for my sanity.
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    Alternate History General Discussion

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    Alternate History General Discussion

    May this be restricted to this forum? It's still a booming form elsewhere, on AH.com or the AH wikia.
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    Alternate History General Discussion

    Here is the fundraiser for Flint's memorial service expenses - I've chipped in some.
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    Alternate History General Discussion

    The genre would have not been the same without him. May he rest in peace.
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    Alternate History General Discussion

    All the history books I had when going through the Virginia public school system had personal accounts to make history feel more real. Here's a good twitter thread on the subject specifically in regards to the Holocaust: As Liam said in a good comment on Simon Schama: What a good personal...
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    Alternate History General Discussion

    What @SenatorChickpea and @Kimkatya have said - both insightful comments - got me thinking, and I have some scattered thoughts. If I could make newbies to AH read anything, I'd give them this piece by rvbomally on the Alternate History Weekly Update. It's a piercing piece about how so many AH...
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    Least favorite alt-history story?

    If it were just bad writing I'd cut him some slack. It's the racism that obliterated any sympathy I may have had for him.
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    Least favorite alt-history story?

    https://neverwasmag.com/2022/07/the-republic-of-virginia/ Here's a rather abysmal work of AH I got as a review copy. The author is going to be mad at me but frankly he deserves it.
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    Alternate History General Discussion

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    Non-SLP Writing Opportunities

    https://www.facebook.com/groups/openspeculativemarkets This is a group I'm in with new opportunities regularly submitted.
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    Allo Americana

    I’d like that very much.
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