In this episode of Doing Diversity in Writing, we—Bethany and Mariëlle—talk about writing better female characters. This is the second part of a two-part episode on the topic. Listen to it here on Podbean or find us on your favourite podcast app. What we talked about Words and descriptions to avoid when describing women Words... Continue Reading →
S2E9 – Flipping the Script and Building Different Worlds with Clare Sager
In this episode of Doing Diversity in Writing, we—Bethany and Mariëlle—interview Clare Sager about building different worlds in our fiction. Listen to it here on Podbean or find us on your favourite podcast app. Clare Sager is an office lackey turned full-time author. With both a bachelor of arts and a masters of arts in... Continue Reading →
S2E5 – Indigenous Futurisms and Writing Indigenous Characters with Prof. Grace L. Dillon
In this episode of Doing Diversity in Writing, we—Bethany and Mariëlle—interview Professor Grace L. Dillon about Indigenous Futurisms and how (not) to write Indigenous characters. Listen to it here on Podbean or find us on your favourite podcast app. Grace L. Dillon (Anishinaabe with family, friends, and relatives from Bay Mills Nation and Garden River... Continue Reading →
Episode 5 – How does representation work for writers?
In this episode, we talk about how representation actually works. What we talked about that representation is about who we make visible and who are rendered invisible because of those decisionswhy minority voices are automatically amplified when they are representedthat representation is not just about who is present within works of fiction but also about... Continue Reading →