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Assassins Turned Bakers, Querying While Disabled, and More with Julie Vohland: A Spoonie Authors Podcast
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Assassins Turned Bakers, Querying While Disabled, and More with Julie Vohland: A Spoonie Authors Podcast

This month’s interview is with YA dark fantasy author Julie Vohland! We discuss writing characters smarter than you on, creating awesome assassinating characters, and the struggles of querying while disabled. You can find out more about Julie at https://julievohland.wordpress.com/ The Spoonie Authors Podcast is a podcast dedicated to exploring the lives and stories of disabled … Continue reading

Writing Characters Who Share Your Disability and More with Elissa Grossell Dickey
Podcast

Writing Characters Who Share Your Disability and More with Elissa Grossell Dickey

This week’s episode of the Spoonie Authors Podcast features debut author Elissa Grossell Dickey. Elissa Grossell Dickey is a former journalist who now works in higher education communications. Stories have always been a big part of Elissa’s life—from getting lost in a book as a child to now reading bedtime stories to her kids. As a columnist … Continue reading

Traditional publishing says it wants diverse voices, but does it really?
Activism and Advocacy / Crafting characters / Represention

Traditional publishing says it wants diverse voices, but does it really?

Traditional publishing says it wants diverse voices but when presented with them, they either tone them down to be more acceptable to the neurotypicals, or they make them so ridiculous and centre the neurotypicals, or worse, when speaking of POC, they center whiteness. I am very proud of a novel I wrote, which I have … Continue reading