So, I endeavor to apologize genuinely when I have, unintentionally or otherwise, caused harm to people through actions or ignorance. While I do try for respect for fellow human beings, and also trying to gradually work on social justice related work now, there had been times I was not on board with it. Other times, I have been part of the problem, even if unintentionally. Here I am, coming clean about it. Continue reading “Owning Up in the Beginning of 2019: Because I have Erred”
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When talking about cultural appropriation, one risks incensed Twitter arguments, hate-mobs, and self-entitled internet personalities claiming victimization for merely being asked to give credit to cultures where it is due. Continue reading “Deliberations: More Courageous Conversations About Cultural Appropriation, And How to Handle Criticisms”
After some time and introspection from my first round of sending query letters to literary agents, I have chosen to make considerable revisions to my first completed novel. No small part of my decision came from the feedback I received from beta-readers. This leads to this recent post, and advice I have after having just experienced its merit: all writers need beta-readers. Continue reading “Beta-Readers: You Need Them”