You care about writing diversely. You know how important it is to have accurate representation in your stories. You want to include characters whose experience is outside of yours while being sensitive to their specific situations. It’s easy to find examples of writing gone wrong, but where do you start to get it right?

You care about writing diversely. You know how important it is to have accurate representation in your stories. You want to include characters whose experience is outside of yours. It’s easy to find examples of writing gone wrong, but where do you start to get it right?

My publisher didn’t include my author photo in my debut traditionally published book. They requested it. They’ve included other authors’ photos on their books, every single one I’ve picked up. But they saw my face and decided not to put my face on my words.