Why Does Queer Representation Matter?

Today’s guest post comes from sci-fi horror writer Alice B. Sullivan, whose debut novella will be published in August 2021. She also writes #OwnVoices fiction on her website. Why Does Queer Representation Matter? Pride can be defined as “consciousness of one’s own dignity.” Dignity can […]

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How Writers Kill

Today’s guest post is from author Abby Vandiver. I took two sessions from Abby during Writer’s Digest’s virtual conference this year. When she introduced herself by saying “I’m an author and I kill people.” It made me want to know more about what it’s like […]

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Is Writing For Children Easy?

Today’s guest post comes from author Sharon C. Williams. Her short stories have been published in the anthology, Cassandra’s Roadhouse, and the Dragons in the Attic anthology, which was written by her writing group, The Wonder Chicks. The second edition of her children’s chapter books, […]

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What is an Own Voices Author?

#OwnVoices is a hashtag created in 2015 by author Corinne Duyvis to recognize books that are written by an author who shares a marginalized identity with the protagonist. If an author claims to be “own voices”, that means they are writing a main character who is part […]

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