Characters of Color

writerivers: A lot of people seem to have problems when it comes to describing a character’s race and how to approach it. There are mutiple ways to drop hints about your charcters race/ethnicity/religion/etc. 1. Have them participate in a cultural… Read moreCharacters of Color

HOW TO: NAME CHARACTERS EFFECTIVELY

bastardrph: babynames.com might look a bit weird in your search history, but it’s the most helpful and informative site i’ve found for naming characters. search by letters, meaning, nationality, and syllables, among other things. has intriguing name lists — from… Read moreHOW TO: NAME CHARACTERS EFFECTIVELY

HOW TO: NAME CHARACTERS EFFECTIVELY

bastardrph: babynames.com might look a bit weird in your search history, but it’s the most helpful and informative site i’ve found for naming characters. search by letters, meaning, nationality, and syllables, among other things. has intriguing name lists — from… Read moreHOW TO: NAME CHARACTERS EFFECTIVELY

fuckyeahyoungadultlit: tachycardiia: kateordie: fuckyeahyoungadultlit: citizen-zero: YA literature? You mean books about Super Special White Girl and Her Mysterious Brooding Boyfriend? Here’s a list of black YA leads! And ten Native American protagonists! And a list of ladies who love ladies… Read more

fuckyeahyoungadultlit: tachycardiia: kateordie: fuckyeahyoungadultlit: citizen-zero: YA literature? You mean books about Super Special White Girl and Her Mysterious Brooding Boyfriend? Here’s a list of black YA leads! And ten Native American protagonists! And a list of ladies who love ladies… Read more

loudlysilent: fuckyeahyoungadultlit: citizen-zero: YA literature? You mean books about Super Special White Girl and Her Mysterious Brooding Boyfriend? Here’s a list of black YA leads! And ten Native American protagonists! And a list of ladies who love ladies in YA!… Read more

loudlysilent: fuckyeahyoungadultlit: citizen-zero: YA literature? You mean books about Super Special White Girl and Her Mysterious Brooding Boyfriend? Here’s a list of black YA leads! And ten Native American protagonists! And a list of ladies who love ladies in YA!… Read more

I want to write a group of various races & sexualities, but I think I can portray them correctly(lots of research) but what do I do if I accidentally offend someone?

This is a wonderful question! And it’s actually regarding something I’ve done quite a bit of research regarding. Here’s the thing: from what I’ve gathered, it’s more important to have representation than it is to not offend people. It’s better… Read moreI want to write a group of various races & sexualities, but I think I can portray them correctly(lots of research) but what do I do if I accidentally offend someone?

I want to write a group of various races & sexualities, but I think I can portray them correctly(lots of research) but what do I do if I accidentally offend someone?

This is a wonderful question! And it’s actually regarding something I’ve done quite a bit of research regarding. Here’s the thing: from what I’ve gathered, it’s more important to have representation than it is to not offend people. It’s better… Read moreI want to write a group of various races & sexualities, but I think I can portray them correctly(lots of research) but what do I do if I accidentally offend someone?