When it comes to autism, the autism itself often isn’t the thing causing issues. It’s usually either ableism/disablism, or co-morbid conditions. Autism is just a different way of thinking. Co-morbid conditions can be anything from[…]
Can we please get over the mentality that tropes are the devil? I write a lot of YA and the YA community online is so full of people declaring that you’re never allowed to use[…]
Even if you’re fairly new to certain kind of media critique, you probably know the phrase “queer-baiting”. *Cough*Destiel*Cough* The idea is that they spend a large amount of time hinting that two characters of the[…]
I read you the prologue of my novel Hunt to give you an idea of whether or not you might like it. Hunt is available here.
You’re probably aware of headcanons, right? Things which aren’t explicitly stated one way or the other in media, and so the audience must draw their own conclusions. “Steve Rodgers is bi,” for example. There’s never[…]
It occurs to me that many of you probably haven’t had much contact with the autistic community before this point. You might have already done in-depth research before reaching this point, or this blog might[…]
So, you’ve written a Mary-Sue. Don’t worry, it happens to the best of us. But now you’re looking for a character flaw to give them. Something to overcome. They’re a genius, so you decide to[…]
[I am currently moving all of my Writing Autistic posts over from My Autistic PoV. This is one of those posts.] So, one thing that keeps happening since I got my autism diagnosis is being[…]
How did Girl Meets World do at tackling autism? I take a look at the recent special episode.