• Writing

    How to Catch a Writer: 6 Easy Methods for the Novice

    by  • June 13, 2016 • Writing, You are probably sorry you asked • 0 Comments

    Conventional wisdom has it that writers make poor household pets, but once you have the opportunity to observe these delightful creatures as close range, you’ll find their care offers the enterprising pet lover a rewarding experience. Recent legislation has made the importation of writers for private ownership illegal in most countries, but, luckily, this...

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    On Writing a White Character from a Place of White Privilege

    by  • February 29, 2016 • Writing, You are probably sorry you asked • 0 Comments

    Often, when white writers like me consider how we write about race, we discuss how we write about racialized people. We seldom (with some exceptions) discuss how we think and write about the experience we know most about: that of being white. This is not about the ludicrous idea that white people’s experiences and perspectives...

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