In a guest post on the blog of author Adrian J. Smith, I share my thoughts on writing GLBTQ characters in fiction. I decided to focus on the power of representation.
The power of representation
Whether I have
one reader or 100,000 readers, I take the power of representation seriously. As authors, we have the opportunity to create characters, who in the best of circumstances can introduce readers to someone unlike a person they’ve ever met in real life, and in the worst case scenario, we create characters who reveal our own biases.
Here’s an example…