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I am interested in becoming a writer for this Medium publication.

For the past 22 years, I have been working on a project to bring an alternative version of democracy to the world. This version will be bereft of all political parties — which I believe are the real reasons the western world seems to be drifting into a whirlpool. We need new electoral structures and a new culture.

http://davevolek.org/TDG/TDGindex.html

In 2016, I brought this project off the shelf, hoping that the rise of Mr. Trump would cause some Americans to recognize it is time for this new way. I was mistaken. The project was heading back to the shelf to collect dust.

Then a fellow from a G+political group suggested I write a novel based on future people in this TDG. At first it seemed like a strange idea (I have never fiction nor do I aspire to make a living as a writer). But as the months went on, I realized (1) I can do this fiction, (2) it is a different way of marketing this concept, and (3) a plot and characters were forming in my head. Last July, I formally started the project — and the first draft almost wrote itself. I anticipate having this novel complete by mid-January.

I would like to park this novel somewhere other just my website.

Medium does allow long “articles”. And they seem to stay somewhat active for a couple of years. These two features are an advantage over other internet forums I have belonged too.

Your publication is new and active. And it seems to be accepting of an artistic approach to politics.

My plan is to put up six articles in a Medium publication. Each article constitutes one chapter of the novel. The average length is about 10,000 words.

So are you interested?

Dave Volek is the inventor of “Tiered Democratic Governance”. Let’s get rid of all political parties! Visit http://www.tiereddemocraticgovernance.org/tdg.php

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