I have strong themes of racism, classism and sexism in my WIP. Some of my characters are unconventional. Sometimes subtly, sometimes it’s sign posted. People have feelings about it. Combine that with the ridiculous expectation the one being critiqued should be grateful for any and all feedback, and not be able push back on what … Continue reading A little bit of advice
Just uploaded this on Wattpad. https://my.w.tt/r1o7I8rj3V
I posted this today on Wattpad. https://my.w.tt/82An0YEClV
I’m talking about this photo here of Tayla Harris, the 21 year old Australian footy player. I know my mother would be clutching her pearls if I had a photo taken like this when I was her age. It’s not lady like she would say, but too be honest it was never very likely. I … Continue reading Why can’t we just admire women’s athleticism too?
I’ve decided to share this series of blog posts by Emily Barnard, because I think she has something important to say. She covers the topic with a great deal of depth and sensitivity, and much more eloquence than I could manage. I hope you enjoy this thought provoking piece. https://emilybarnard.wordpress.com/2018/09/02/re-thinking-the-culture-of-call-outs/