Today we’re digging into a deep topic, namely how (and how not) to write characters who have mental illness in your stories! Fair warning, this one is a RIDICULOUSLY LONG one! Sorry!
Digging into the question of what kind of content is, and isn’t, allowed in young adult fiction!
In a ranting mood this episode, so going off on people claiming writers “shouldn’t” write people if they aren’t those people, the meaning of Deviations title, and my top pet peeves with plot elements and character types found in romance novels! The language is strong with this one!
For something a little different, I used the Spreaker Android app to record this episode while walking the track and discussing how exercise can help with creativity and ways of drawing inspiration from the activity and location. Fair warning: though I cleaned up the noise quite a bit, the audio […]