Posted on 09/15/2018 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
Whether you see it as cultural sensitivity or excessive political correctness, there’s no way of getting around it: Writing from the perspective of a demographic you’re not from can be fraught.
So what are authors to do — limit themselves to writing what they know?
Not necessarily, says scholar Tresa LeClerc.
See what she suggests writers do when writing in the voice of a different background here.
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