Denis Hard Posted January 13, 2014 Report Share Posted January 13, 2014 I just read an essay about being "true" to yourself as a writer. The author of the essay claims that each person should write about things they are familiar with. That includes writing specifically about people you know, things you've experienced firsthand, etc. In brief, the author openly suggested that a white writer should write a story with white characters as the central characters. Asian writers should make their lead characters Asians. African American writers. . .Question is: should race play any role if a piece of writing doesn't integrate socio-economic related themes? If you were a writer, would you stick to writing about [for example] white characters only [if you're white?] Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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