Showing posts with label multicultural. Show all posts
Showing posts with label multicultural. Show all posts

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Diversity Within Diversity

When writing diverse characters, it's important to remember they're not all the same. 

http://avajae.blogspot.com/2014/01/on-diversity-within-diversity.html

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Writing Cross-Culturally

Ten great resources for understanding how to include diversity in your writing. 

http://blog.leeandlow.com/2014/01/24/10-great-resources-for-writing-cross-culturally/

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Writing Race

Ten questions to ask yourself when writing cross-culturally. 

http://www.mitaliblog.com/2009/04/writing-race-checklist-for-writers.html

Sunday, January 12, 2014

Cross-Cultural Fantasy

It's important to be respectful of all cultures when you write fantasy. 

http://www.omnivoracious.com/2012/01/stacy-whitman-on-writing-cross-culturally-.html

Friday, December 6, 2013

Social Class

The discussion of diversity in children's books also needs to includes diversity in social class. 

http://www.cbcdiversity.com/post/68979098613/dumpster-diving-an-observation-on-class-in-childrens

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Latin@s in Kid Lit

This website explores the world of Latina/o in children's literature. 

http://latinosinkidlit.com/

Monday, October 21, 2013

Diversity and Character Depth

You book isn't multi-cultural just because you slapped an ethnic-sounding name on a character. 

http://www.booksandsuch.biz/blog/are-you-in-this-for-the-long-haul/

Sunday, July 14, 2013

Multicultural Books

Why hasn't the number of multicultural titles not increased over the last 18 years? 

http://blog.leeandlow.com/2013/06/17/why-hasnt-the-number-of-multicultural-books-increased-in-eighteen-years/

Friday, June 21, 2013

Multicultural Picture Book Biographies

Author Don Tate offers advice on writing picture books from a multicultural perspective. 

http://writermorphosis.blogspot.com/2013/05/author-don-tate-tips-on-writing.html

Sunday, June 9, 2013

New Voices Award

Lee and Low's New Voices Award recognizes a manuscript by a writer of color. 

http://www.leeandlow.com/p/new_voices_award.mhtml

Friday, May 10, 2013

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Diversity and Sidekicks

Don't always relegate your minority characters to be friends instead of te main characters. 

http://www.cbcdiversity.com/2013/04/diversity-101-sidekick-syndrome.html

Friday, March 15, 2013

Diverse Books

All children should be exposed to diverse cultures through books. 

http://www.cbcdiversity.com/2013/03/we-need-diverse-diverse-books.html

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Multicultural Nonfiction

It's important that children's books, both fiction and nonfiction, are inclusive. 

http://cynthialeitichsmith.blogspot.com/2013/02/guest-post-maha-addasi-yvonne-wakim.html

Saturday, February 2, 2013

Writing Race in Novels

Step One: Forget "race."

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Other Cultures

If you're writing about a culture other than your own, do your research. 

http://operationawesome6.blogspot.com/2013/01/writing-and-revising-different-culture.html

Monday, July 23, 2012

Bilingual (Spanish/English) Market

What you need to write for the bilingual children's market. 

http://www.myspace.com/write4kids/blog/384855570

Monday, July 9, 2012

Bilingual (Spanish/English) Publishers

Spanglish Baby offers a list of publishers who put out books in Spanish and English. 

http://spanglishbaby.com/resources/bilingual-publishing-houses/

Sunday, June 3, 2012

CBC Diversity

The aim of this Children's Book Council is to promote and celebrate diversity in children's literature. 

http://www.cbcdiversity.com/