Apr 14, 2021

Most of us with chronic illnesses will have several, if not all, of the following things said to us during our lives. In fact, most of us have these things said to us on a regular basis—from strangers, acquaintances, friends, and family. Some of these responses are outright rude, but most are said out of…

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)….

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