It’s been a while since I’ve done one of these. Indeed, a while since I’ve done much blogging. I keep meaning to get back to it but where does all the time go? A question for another time or this won’t get posted either.
I especially wanted to boost awareness on this post from Mary Robinette Kowal on sensitivity readers and why she pulled a project. This is an important issue and one that is being much debated. Her commentary here is definitely food for thought.
Martha Wells, creator of the awesome Raksura, gives a glimpse of memories where she almost thought the series wouldn’t happen and was considering winding down her writing career.
And Yoon Ha Lee thinks out loud about prose and metaphors and characters and all sorts of other ingredients that go into storytelling in this self-inventory. I especially like the idea of parsley writing versus cilantro writing.