Diversity’s Important in Books…and Their Reviewers

Read this cause it’s super important

Sunshine Over Showers

Write what you know. What what you feel. What what you want. As writers, our creativity frees us in expression and sensation. Yet, we to write what we want, we must remember to write a good story equipped with an awareness of our limitations as writers. Despite our best research, we will miss nuances we’ve never explored or had to explore, especially if we write a character of the opposite sex, gender, race, religion or sexual orientation. No matter our best intentions, we must realize the impact one false move creates.

While this aspect’s drilled into our minds before we jot our first word, the publishing world exempts reviewers and critics. Who gets to review stories from another perspective, and often, why do they get to miss subtle and overt clues while defining the story’s existence without challenge?

Should book reviewers critique what they know, feel, or want, and at…

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3 Responses to Diversity’s Important in Books…and Their Reviewers

  1. crafty scribbles1976 says:

    Thank you! Thank you! Thank you for the shout-out!

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