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

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

Sunday Update: ROW80 and Redefining Disability — 7/13/14
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Sunday Update: ROW80 and Redefining Disability — 7/13/14

  ROW80 I didn’t make any progress on the goals I made out for round three this week. I did write  about 15,000 words of stream of consciousness journaling/notes and another 5000 words or so of new character development to fix the problems I alluded to in Wednesday’s check in on my fiction projects. I’m … Continue reading

Sunday Update: July 6, 2014
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Sunday Update: July 6, 2014

  There’s no ROW 80 check-in this week. The new around begins tomorrow, but I have some update-y things to cover, and I didn’t do one last week. Redefining Disability I made a new intro post for the expanded Redefining Disability Project, since the original intro was specifically for the blog series. If you’re new … Continue reading