A small collection of resources for creating inclusive fiction and other narratives curated by Writing the Other teachers. A more comprehensive library of online resources is available to alumni of our classes, workshops, and retreats.

Writing the Other Recommends

Resources - Books we Recommend Resources - Videos and Podcasts with Interviews and Panel Discussions Resources - Other Classes We Recommend

Should I Write Diverse Characters?

Resources By Identity Category

Resources That Dig Deeper

Intersectionlaity and Characterization

Intersectionality and Characterization

Though the term’s origins are academic, intersectionality is not a distant theory. It impacts everyday lives and should be a part of every writer’s thought process when creating characters. [Read >>]

The Cultural Appropriation Primer

The Cultural Appropriation Primer

An extensive collection of articles, blog posts, and essays on how to understand what Cultural Appropriation is and is not, why it’s a problem, and how to avoid it. [Read >>]

Resources for Editors, Agents, and Publishers

Articles, Essays, and Interviews by WtO Teachers