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Michael Scott Monje Jr
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Lives in Kalamazoo, MI
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Madeline Stuart, Model credit Twitter With a heavy heart, I am watching  as the story of Madeline Stuart, of Brisbane, Australia goes viral in entirely the wrong way.  Madeline, a Down Syndrome self advocate, wanted to make t...
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The Man in the High Castle (Days 2-5)
I haven't had as much time to read in a steady stream over the back half of the book. Partially, this was due to commitments elsewhere in my professional life. Partially, also, it was due to the density of the book's central conceit and my own need to navig...
I haven't had as much time to read in a steady stream over the back half of the book. Partially, this was due to commitments elsewhere in my professional life. Partially, also, it was due to the density of the book's central ...
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The Man in the High Castle (Day 1)
So, one of the projects I'm trying to revive for my own peace and balance in my writing process is that of blogging my way through the books I read. Since my main project right now, aside from grabbing books that I think I'll enjoy, is locating the neuroque...
So, one of the projects I'm trying to revive for my own peace and balance in my writing process is that of blogging my way through the books I read. Since my main project right now, aside from grabbing books that I think I'll...
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A Better Tomorrow (#Autism #Book Club Questions)
The Autism Book Club, run by  TAG , selected  Nothing is Right  to be its April book club reading. The club, which is based out of  Malaprop's Bookstore  in Asheville, NC, is a neurodiversity-positive group that tries to read and critique from a neurodivers...
The Autism Book Club, run by TAG, selected Nothing is Right to be its April book club reading. The club, which is based out of Malaprop's Bookstore in Asheville, NC, is a neurodiversity-positive group that tries to read and c...
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Questioning Clay's Perspective (#Autism #Book Club Questions)
The Autism Book Club, run by  TAG , selected  Nothing is Right  to be its April book club reading. The club, which is based out of  Malaprop's Bookstore  in Asheville, NC, is a neurodiversity-positive group that tries to read and critique from a neurodivers...
The Autism Book Club, run by TAG, selected Nothing is Right to be its April book club reading. The club, which is based out of Malaprop's Bookstore in Asheville, NC, is a neurodiversity-positive group that tries to read and c...
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Come Stim With Me (#AutismPositivity2015 Flashblog)
I've been doing a lot of work lately, to keep everything flowing the way it needs to be and to ensure Autonomous Press launches with impeccable timing. Given that this year's positivity flashblog is self-care themed, I figured no one would mind if I didn't ...
I've been doing a lot of work lately, to keep everything flowing the way it needs to be and to ensure Autonomous Press launches with impeccable timing. Given that this year's positivity flashblog is self-care themed, I figure...
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Chapter 30: Step on a LEGO (Imaginary Friends)
Imaginary Friends is a serial novel. New chapters go up every Friday(ish) (professional demands are causing sliding deadlines right now). If you're new to it, you can catch up by starting from  the Introduction  or the  first chapter . If you're impatient t...
Imaginary Friends is a serial novel. New chapters go up every Friday(ish) (professional demands are causing sliding deadlines right now). If you're new to it, you can catch up by starting from the Introduction or the first ch...
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Chapter 29: The Judas Goat (Imaginary Friends)
Imaginary Friends is a serial novel. New chapters go up every Friday(ish) (professional demands are causing sliding deadlines right now). If you're new to it, you can catch up by starting from  the Introduction  or the  first chapter . If you're impatient t...
Imaginary Friends is a serial novel. New chapters go up every Friday(ish) (professional demands are causing sliding deadlines right now). If you're new to it, you can catch up by starting from the Introduction or the first ch...
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Changes to Shaping Clay
With Autonomous Press up and running now and my primary work on Imaginary Friends entering its final phase, it is worthwhile to take a look at this blog and to think about what I'm doing with it and where it is going. When I first started blogging here, thi...
With Autonomous Press up and running now and my primary work on Imaginary Friends entering its final phase, it is worthwhile to take a look at this blog and to think about what I'm doing with it and where it is going. When I ...
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Thanks to Candi who sent in this beautiful piece for the Letters.
To all the children and adults out there who are told they are broken, diseased, tragedies, and burdens because they are autistic, I want you to know you are perfect the way you are. I want you to know that it’s okay to be au...
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Why #Fiction? (#Autism #Book Club Questions)
The Autism Book Club, run by TAG , selected Nothing is Right to be its April book club reading. The club, which is based out of Malaprop's Bookstore in Asheville, NC, is a neurodiversity-positive group that tries to read and critique from a neurodiversity-p...
The Autism Book Club, run by TAG, selected Nothing is Right to be its April book club reading. The club, which is based out of Malaprop's Bookstore in Asheville, NC, is a neurodiversity-positive group that tries to read and c...
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Autistic. Queer. Non-Conforming.
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I am a blogger and creative writer.  Most of my work focuses on neurodivergent people and the way they interact with mainstream American culture. My novels, Nothing is Right and Mirror Project are currently available. My web serial Defiant and a collection of my essays are in the works.
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Finished 3 novels, published 2.
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  • Western Michigan University
    2008
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Michael Scott, MMonjeJr, Michael Monje Jr., MIchael Monje (just for Inquisitr)
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