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“My hope is that my own books and other books in this genre will grow more and more diverse in the coming years, drawing on little-known cultures to expand the worldview of all readers. I hope to be able to pay homage to my Latina heritage, as well as the other cultures in my blood, in future novels I write. But more than that, I hope to tell many stories about different kinds of people, not just the people I know best. After all, how can I grow as a writer—or a person—if I never venture out of my comfort zone?”
Xenon by “ceruleanvii”
This is Xenon, the 54th element of the periodic table. One of the noble gases, she is normally invisible, but in the presence of electricity emits a bluish-lavender glow.
If the reader, any reader, one reader is moved by the poem so that their consciousness is expanded, however minutely, then something has happened… Something has changed on the earth, if only a bit or for a moment, in the right direction.
In my view, a writer is a writer because even when there is no hope, even when nothing you do shows any sign of promise, you keep writing anyway.
Junot Díaz (via writersrelief)
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The first post, “It’s The Little Things,” discusses everyday conflict as a plot driver in children’s books.