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Cecilia Tan is the author of many stories, novels, books, and web serials. The author of Slow Surrender, Black Feathers, The Prince's Boy, the Magic University series, and many others, one of her best known projects is Daron's Guitar Chronicles, an ongoing webserial launched in 2009 that won the Rose & Bay Award for Crowdfunded Fiction in 2010 and has since spawned a line of audiobooks, ebooks, and a successful Kickstarter for the publication of a paperback omnibus edition collecting the first 200 chapters.
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    New York, New York
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    3 years ago

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Daron's Guitar Chronicles

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Description: Daron’s Guitar Chronicles tells the story of Daron Marks, a young gay guitar player, from about the time he was eighteen onward. He arrives at RIMCon (Rhode Island Musical Conservatory) in the mid-1980s, desperate to leave behind a dysfunctional f...

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@verloren1983 Back then some states gave a state ID card and some didn't. Some gave a "liquor ID" card, which meant you couldn't get it until you were 21, leaving younger people still in a state of limbo. And some had state ID cards but they weren't available for students who were considered transients, not residents, also leaving a lot of people in a state of limbo. I think the only reason it's more consistent now is because after 9/11 they added so many things you have to prove your identity for that states had to step up and provide something for those who don't drive. (And my friends who don't drive are STILL regularly harassed in bars and security checkpoints as if their State ID cards are fake, somehow. This country is weird.)