Experience Appropriation: A Writer’s Responsibilities

Experience appropriation. This might be a new term to you as it’s not something that has been labeled for very long. However, like cultural appropriation it has been around for a very long time, just never acknowledged or given a name. Like cultural appropriation, it’s definition has been contested, typically by those accused of it. What is experience appropriation and … Read More

NaNoWriMo WriMo Diversity Commitment

National Novel Writing Month is only a few weeks away. Some of us might already be plotting away, drawing up outlines and character charts. Others of us are more nebulous in our preparation, letting our subconscious work out the details as Nov 1st draws closer. Whatever your chosen writing style, writing a novel in a month is a massive undertaking. … Read More