Jul 28, 2021

Here on the blog, I feature interviews with an expert on how to write about a character with a chronic illness or disability that they struggle with. See a list of all the interviews here! While I still recommend getting a sensitivity reader for your work, use these posts to consider how you can accurately…

Jul 14, 2021

Here on the blog, I feature interviews with an expert on how to write about a character with a chronic illness or disability that they struggle with. See a list of all the interviews here! While I still recommend getting a sensitivity reader for your work, use these posts to consider how you can accurately…

Jul 7, 2021

“I don’t usually like alternate history or period pieces, but this is really good!” my husband said as we were listening to the audiobook together. I had been thinking the exact same thing. I also don’t normally seek out zombie fiction. I nabbed the audiobook of Dread Nation from our library because we were heading…

Jun 16, 2021

***Spoiler warnings for Ori and the Will of the Wisps*** I have played Ori and the Blind Forest at least three times, and Ori and the Will of the Wisps twice. I love these games—they are fun, challenging, beautiful, and full of encouraging themes like self-sacrifice. However, I can also critique the things that I…

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Allison Alexander is the author of Super Sick: Making Peace with Chronic Illness, the Editorial Director at Mythos & Ink publishing, and a co-host of the Wayfarer’s Guide to Worldbuilding podcast. She regularly writes about how disability is represented in fiction and reviews sci-fi and fantasy books.

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