Writing Perspective: Tokenism

| Friday, May 16th, 2014, 01:15:17

I quite like my writing perspective posts; it helps me to crystalise my thoughts on various topics. Hopefully others will join in discussion. If you haven't guessed, there's another one coming up right now. I've been thinking about this post for a while now, ever since I saw a forum post from a writer I […]

Writing Perspective: #banbossy

| Tuesday, April 15th, 2014, 02:30:04

So now there's a move to ban "bossy" with its own Twitter hashtag. To quote the site, "when a little boy asserts himself, he's called a 'leader.' Yet when a little girl does the same, she risks being branded 'bossy.'" If I'm honest, that this campaign exists makes me sad. The campaign is not going […]

PC and Writing

| Friday, April 4th, 2014, 12:15:16

Last year, KD Sarge made a post on "political correctness". I wrote a comment for the post and it turned into a blog post, which I am now finally sorting out and posting. After consideration, I agree: "political correctness" is not about respect, it is about not offending The Man. I'm of the opinion that […]