Tag Archives: #weneeddiversebooks

Innate Identity vs. Imagining the “Other”

With all three books of the Tankborn trilogy completed and released into the wild, I’m doing as a writer does and working on my next project. Not to give too much away, but it’s a dark fantasy YA with a … Continue reading

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If #WeNeedDiverseBooks, Why Not Just Self-Publish?

A while back, I wrote this post. I ranted about how during the #WeNeedDiverseBooks campaign, some white folks jumped on the hashtag to flog their own books (which may or may not have been truly diverse). I got into a … Continue reading

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Thanks for Adding to the Conversation–But Could You Sit Down and Listen Now?

The first tweet featuring the #WeNeedDiverseBooks hashtag appeared on April 24th, 2014, and since then the campaign has exploded worldwide. The topic was trending on Twitter days before its official three day inauguration, with dozens of people answering the question: … Continue reading

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