Apr 28, 2021

It’s pretty obvious that I’m a huge fan of diversity in fiction. This is why I was excited to see the diverse casting choices made for the Netflix adaptation of Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo. The Alina of the show is not how I imagined her, because she is described in the books as…

Apr 7, 2021

I regularly feature an interview with an expert on how to write about a character with a chronic illness or disability that they struggle with. While I still recommend getting a sensitivity reader for your work, use these posts to consider how you can accurately portray disabled characters. Today’s feature is chronic migraines with Nikki…

Mar 24, 2021

Each month, I feature an interview with an expert on how to write about a character with their chronic illness or disability. While I still recommend getting a sensitivity reader for your work, use these posts to consider how you can accurately portray disabled characters. Today’s feature is Prosopagnosia with Claudia Gironi (a.k.a. Wisesnail Art)….

Mar 10, 2021

Each month, I feature an interview with an expert on how to write about a character with a chronic illness or disability that they struggle with. While I still recommend getting a sensitivity reader for your work, use these posts to consider how you can accurately portray disabled characters. Today’s feature is Fibromyalgia with Shelley…

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A chronic nerd’s thoughts. Topics include disability, sci-fi and fantasy books, video games, TV shows, and other things I care about. Check out my 2021 series on how to write disabled characters. Sign up for my newsletter to receive blog posts directly to your email.

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