A Comprehensive guide to diversifiying sexual identification and romantic expression in your writing by Kayla Ancrum* Whether you like it or not, everyone is not straight. Everyone is not either a boy or a girl. And everyone is not sexual. Though that may be upsetting or confusing to hear at first—like learning the earth is round… Read More
Western Neutral: Separating Common Culture From “Whiteness”
by Kayla Ancrum This article is a follow up to my very first article on diversity How to Write Women of Colour and Men of Colour if you are White. It was requested by a reader who wanted further explanation on the term “Western Neutral” which I had used when explaining how to write People of Colour. The… Read More
How to Write Women of Colour and Men of Colour if you are White
by Kayla Ancrum A colleague of mine was talking to me recently about her misgivings about her capabilities regarding writing Women of Color. She wanted very badly to include several WOC characters in her sci-fantasy series, but she had some concerns about correct portrayal and writing them in a way that wouldn’t instantly piss people off. I told… Read More
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