Normal is Just Another Word for Average: Writing Strong Women Who Still Stay True to History

Guest Post by Stephenia H. McGee I used to teach creative writing at a Christian academy and I will never forget the day when one of my students was brave enough to tell another teen that she “wasn’t normal.” I stopped class in favor of lending a little perspective. “What exactly,” I asked, “is normal? … Continue reading Normal is Just Another Word for Average: Writing Strong Women Who Still Stay True to History

Seven Mistakes to Avoid When Writing Native American Characters

Guest Post by Sarah Elisabeth Sawyer Writing about Native Americans is a hot topic in the author community. On one side is the argument that only people from that ethnic background should be permitted to write those characters. On the other side are authors who want to explore different ethnicities and populate their story worlds … Continue reading Seven Mistakes to Avoid When Writing Native American Characters