Re: Fw: Blog of Interest: Why Writing Colorblind is Writing White
- The author does make some good points.
When it comes to writing about another culture, I think a difference
has to be made between what a corporation (such as the Star Trek
producers do) and what an artist does.
I like reading multicultural books with many different characters. I
cringe when I read a book where everyone is white. At the same time I
also cringe whenever I read a book where it's evident a character is
a token. I also cringe at the thought of being "forced" to put
someone into my story just to make the book more multiculti. I tend
to write about different cultures but that's just me.
It's pretty hard to understand how a writer in the US could live a
life that doesn't include many cultures but I suspect it's possible.
If a writer in the United States writes a lot of novels and most of
those novels have only people from her/his own culture then I'd
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> --- In SciFiNoir_Lit@yahoogroups.com, "Amy1" <aharlib@> wrote:makes
> > > I thought you would find this blog of interest! The author
> > > terrific points.
> > >
> > > http://tinyurl.com/2exq2q
> > >
> > > Amy
> > >