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Why Consuming Diverse Media Matters

There is a diversity problem in the publishing industry, from those who work in the industry to what they choose to publish. Here’s how you can help. Continue reading Why Consuming Diverse Media Matters

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Writing Groups: To Join or Not to Join?

One of the most beneficial things a writer can have is feedback. For many, it’s helpful to get that feedback along the process of the writing journey. One of the best ways is with a writing group. Getting feedback on your writing at some point during the writing journey is essential, whether it’s once you have a draft, or if you work with a writing … Continue reading Writing Groups: To Join or Not to Join?

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What is a Sensitivity Reader & Why They’re Important

“I get asked by a lot of reporters and Tweeters why I’m so invested with Diversity…I really hate the word ‘diversity.’ It suggests something other, something special, it’s rare—it’s diversity! It suggests that there’s something unusual about telling stories about women or people of color, of LGBT characters on tv. I have a different word. I call it normalizing. I am making tv look the … Continue reading What is a Sensitivity Reader & Why They’re Important

Online Writing Courses and Seminars Starting in June

One thing that can be said about the lockdown, is that it has encouraged many retreats, writing conferences, workshops, classes and camps to go online. Here are two that you can access coming up. Muse 2020 Seminar Series Credit where credit is certainly due, my client Katrina Carruth let me know about The Muse & The Marketplace’s 2020 seminar. Initially scheduled for May, it was … Continue reading Online Writing Courses and Seminars Starting in June

NatWriCoChallenge: Week 4-ish

Welcome to the fourth and final-ish week of the Natural Writer Coaching Challenge! I’ve really enjoyed reading your posts this month. If you’re just getting into this challenge, it’s not too late to join. You can read all about the challenge here, and how to participate for your own enjoyment, or to win 2 FREE writing coaching sessions with me. Though, I will say, at … Continue reading NatWriCoChallenge: Week 4-ish