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New post on 3 Chicks and Some Books

Writers’ manifesto for 2017 – take your imagination seriously

by @SylviaHubbard1

Reblogged from Nail Your Novel:

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A lucky turn of the radio dial this week and I got a real treat: the Radio 2 presenter Jeremy Vine interviewing Brian Eno. The whole piece is worth listening to, but this exchange particularly caught me.

Vine was trying to pin down what made some of Eno’s collaborators so special – David Bowie, David Byrne, Bryan Ferry. He said this: they all had ‘a different quality of imagination’.

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How To Write Diverse Characters and Why You Should Include Them

by @SylviaHubbard1

Reblogged from Rachel Poli:

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We’re all human, big or small, white or black. We all occupy this earth, we’re all in this together.

So, what would make your novel any different?

A diverse character is a character just like any other. Don’t write them differently because it’s something new. Don’t view them as special because you’ve added them into the story.

Just include them.

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