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WHY I WRITE??? #5 ft Claudie Arseneault

Why I write. When I first read the question, my mind drew a blank. Why do I write? And how does it tie to my identities? It’s not so much to see myself reflected in fiction. As an abled-bodied cis white girl, I’ve been fairly blessed on that account. Characters might never be quite like…… Continue reading WHY I WRITE??? #5 ft Claudie Arseneault

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WHY I WRITE??? #4 Ft Taylor Barton

There’s a distinct shift in publishing right now. We see it – most of us feel it, but some are having a difficult time grasping what it means to be an Ownvoices author. Even the term makes people lift an eyebrow. It’s in the same pool as ‘thought-police’ and ‘snowflake’, both labels slapped on anything…… Continue reading WHY I WRITE??? #4 Ft Taylor Barton

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WHY I Write??? #1 Ft Imani Josey

Since the very thoughtful and kind, Ayah Assem, asked me to write a piece for her “Why I Write” blog series, I have been wracking my brain about this seemingly innocent clause. That brain power led me a few places, most of them being my kitchen for snacks, but some have also included my reasoning…… Continue reading WHY I Write??? #1 Ft Imani Josey

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Introducing: WHY I WRITE???

This is a new series that I am really excited to finally start. I have been thinking about doing this for quite a while now, and I can’t wait to share with you this new bookish series. I will be inviting mostly marginalized and diverse Authors over here to talk about why they wrote Own…… Continue reading Introducing: WHY I WRITE???