Sensitivity without Stereotyping: Navigating LGBTQ+ Character Portrayals

In the ever-evolving world of literature, diversity and representation have become critical themes. Within this landscape, LGBTQ+ literature has made significant strides in sharing unique stories and experiences. Yet, despite the progress, there’s a persistent challenge that writers and editors must tackle: the portrayal of LGBTQ+ characters without resorting to harmful stereotypes. In this blogContinue reading “Sensitivity without Stereotyping: Navigating LGBTQ+ Character Portrayals”

Queer characters in books: How to ensure authenticity

Having queer characters in books can be a powerful tool for authenticity and representation for readers, but it’s important to ensure that these characters are accurately portrayed. Queer characters should not be tokenised or used as a plot device, but rather should be fully developed and three-dimensional characters. By ensuring authenticity in your queer characters, you can help create a more inclusive world for readers.

Authenticity readers: do you need one?

What is an authenticity reader and how do you know if you need one? Do they provide a function outside of editing? What makes an authenticity reader different from a beta reader?

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