Archive for November, 2015
Writing For Young Audiences
Posted by jarviswrites in Character, Dialogue, Furthering the Craft, How I Write, Jennie, The Craft Of Writing, Working Within Constraints, Writer's Signature on November 24, 2015
by Jennie Jarvis Last month, I had the privilege of moderating a panel at the Florida Writers Conference on writing for young audiences. Speaking on the panel were the following dynamic writers: New York Times Bestselling Author Beth Revis, Comic Book writer/editor, Graphic Novelist and YA Author Roland Mann, award winning children’s book author and screenwriter […]
Who Am I?
Posted by wordimprovisor177 in Darlene, Writing The Other on November 19, 2015
By Darlene Cah I am a young Latina woman who sees Jesus’ face on a window shade in her apartment in the projects. I am an elderly male, Afro-American, Jazz bassist, who connects with a white mission woman in the audience through music. I am a white, lower middle-class, Italian-American woman who elopes with a […]
The “Other” Problem: Does Literary License = Cultural Appropriation?
Posted by Ron Hayes in Ron, The Craft Of Writing, Writing The Other on November 9, 2015
by Ron Hayes As a lover and observer of language, I’ve come to the realization that I am, for all intents and purposes, a linguamorph. Or maybe it’s lenguamorph. I don’t know. Not sure which would be correct really but, given the fact I’m making up a word to match a concept, the question is moot. My […]