Redefining Disability Project #1 — Welcome  
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Redefining Disability Project #1 — Welcome  

  Hello, everyone and welcome to the Redefining Disability Project! I’m excited to have you here, and would like to thank my collaborator and fellow Evil Genius, and Natcha Guyot for providing goodies. This project is an ongoing effort to promote awareness and representation for people with disabilities. It began as a 14 post blog … Continue reading

Living in The Galaxy of Possibilities 2.3: Character Creation and Role Models
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Living in The Galaxy of Possibilities 2.3: Character Creation and Role Models

For the next few months, I’ll be spending my Thursdays posting responses to my  Natacha Guyot’s blog series A Galaxy of Possibilities.   For week two, Natacha discuss her character, Satkia Wayne, and posed the following questions.   How can your role models influence your character creation process? How much of yourself tends to be … Continue reading

Characters with Disabilities: Does Your Story Have Any
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Characters with Disabilities: Does Your Story Have Any

It can be hard for able-bodied writers to get beyond the stereotypes, but writing is richer and stories are better when authors abandon cliches and purpose to write with authenticity about characters with diverse experiences and backgrounds. My guest postIt appears this morning on Wording Well. Please pop over and check it out. http://wordingwell.com/characters-disabilities-story/ Continue reading

Living in the Galaxy of Possibilities #2.2-Star Wars, Anger, and Audience Assumptions
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Living in the Galaxy of Possibilities #2.2-Star Wars, Anger, and Audience Assumptions

This post is a response to one written by my friend and collaborator, Natacha Guyot as part of her series, A Galaxy of Possibilities: Discussing Character Writing, Diversity, Star Wars and Fandom. I plan to respond to Natacha’s questions on Thursday, but there was so much I wanted to say about the content of last … Continue reading

Living in the Galaxy of Possibilities #2. 1: Star Wars, Education and Motherhood
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Living in the Galaxy of Possibilities #2. 1: Star Wars, Education and Motherhood

  This post is a response to one written by my friend and collaborator, Natacha Guyot as part of her series, A Galaxy of Possibilities: Discussing Character Writing, Diversity, Star Wars and Fandom. I plan to respond to Natacha’s questions on Thursday, but there was so much I wanted to say about the content of … Continue reading

Rose Meets World: Living in the Galaxy of Possibilities #1  
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Rose Meets World: Living in the Galaxy of Possibilities #1  

For the next 36 weeks, I’ll be using my Thursday posts to respond to Natacha Guyot’s blog series A Galaxy of Possibilities. For week one, Natacha introduced her series and posed these questions: Did you ever write in the Star Wars universe? When I was a child I made up Star Wars stories, but I … Continue reading

The Redefining Disability Awareness Challenge
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The Redefining Disability Awareness Challenge

I got this idea from Marci’s 30 Days of Mental Illness Awareness Challenge.  I was thinking that some of the questions could apply to more than just mental illness, but others might not. So, I recommend checking out Marci’s challenge if you’re interested in mental health awareness  and my questions don’t float your boat.   … Continue reading