15.40: Researching for Writing the Other
Your Hosts: Piper, Dan, and Tempest, with special guests Nisi Shawl and Silvia Moreno-Garcia
Writing stories which feature people who are not like you is, in a word, difficult. In another word? Fraught. But good writers do difficult things, and in this episode Nisi Shawl and Silvia Moreno-Garcia join us to discuss how research can make “writing the other” less difficult, and perhaps even less fraught.
Credits: This episode was recorded by Ross Smith, and mastered by Alex Jackson.
Homework: Find news article or clipping from before 1980 as part of your research into something that interests you.
Thing of the week: Gods of Jade and Shadow, by Silvia Moreno-Garcia.
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