“Our four kidneys were pretty good, but some chains can go even longer. A chain started by a 44-year-old man in California named Rick Ruzzamenti wound up getting 30 people kidneys. Ruzzamenti’s chain let people live 270 to 300 years longer. You can literally measure the years of life his kidney donation chain gave in centuries.” Vox’ Dylan Matthews identified one way for a writer to be certain their work will be featured in NextDraft: Just donate an organ as part of the story. Why I gave my kidney to a stranger — and why you should consider doing it too. (If donating an organ isn’t in the cards, I also respond pretty well when you just email a link to whatever you wrote.)