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Urban Fantasy 101: Magical Negros in the Genre

Instead of writing Magical Negros, aim for fully fleshed out and well rounded characters that just happen to be Black. Continue reading

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Matt Wallace: Grapes, Malt, & Hops: Blended Fantasy [Guest Post and Giveaway]

Warriors drink ale. Nobles drink wine. That’s the way it always was and for twenty-plus years I never questioned it. Continue reading

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[Stitch Answers Feedback] What Can Non-Black Fans Do?

If you really want to be good to Black fans and responsible when creating content for Black characters, you need to decenter yourself and accept that sometimes your best won’t be good enough. Continue reading

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In 2010, Black people from across the diaspora made up just over 32% of Chicago’s population. But I bet you couldn’t tell that from reading Jim Butcher’s Dresden Files or Chloe Neill’s Chicagoland Vampires series where there are zero main … Continue reading

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