How to Write Disabled Characters

interviews with chronically ill and disabled people on how to write characters with their conditions

Representation matters. Writers often get details wrong or fall into stereotypical portrayals of characters with health conditions. To get it right, talking to people who actually have your character’s illness is paramount, and this is where this blog series comes in. While I still recommend hiring sensitivity readers once your story is complete, this is a place to start to get a basic of understanding of chronic conditions.

If you would like to participate in this series or suggest a condition you would like represented, send me a message!