Resources for Writers
On Craft & Creative Process
Writing the Other Workshops and Books with Nisi Shawl, K. Tempest Bradford and others.
The Fundamentals of Writing the Other by Daniel José Older
There is No Secret to Writing About People Who Do Not Look Like You by Brandon Taylor
Who Gets To Write What? by Kaitlin Greenidge
Finding Myself on the Page by Ona Gritz
Common and Uncommon Questions About Blindness by Varina Martindale
40 Alternatives to These Ableist and Oppressive Words by s.e. smith
Ways to Introduce that a Character is Trans: Avoiding Pitfalls by Xan West
How to Tell if Your Story is Gay Enough by Theresa Tyree
My Futures Include Disability by Kelly Robson
Evil Albino Trope is Evil by Nalini Haynes
Interview with Nalini Haynes for Geek Girl in Love containing more info on albinism.
In History and Fantasy, Diversity is the Tradition by Myke Cole
Conquering Six Enemies of Deep Point of View by Zoey
What Will You Serve? by Theodora Goss
Art and Fear by David Bayles and Ted Orland
On Writing by Stephen King
I recommend Dean Wesley Smith’s Depth in Writing and Advanced Depth online workshops. They shaved years from my learning curve.
Stephen Barnes and Tananarive Due’s Afrofuturism class is mind expanding. They should be running it regularly.
Other Great Sites to Check
Tech and Business Tools and Resources
Other Good Articles on Book Covers
Scrivener: The writing program I use.
Vellum: Amazing e-book formatter for Macs.
PicMonkey: When I don’t hire a professional, this is what I use for e-book covers.