Are you afraid of writing Black or queer characters? Or generally, who have different skin-colours, sexualities, religions or cultures than yourself? You are not alone with this. Let’s talk about the two main obstacles of writing Black or queer characters, about the WHY and HOW you should write them, and how to deal with mistakes.
As a writer your mind has to be open for your characters. More diverse and three-dimensional characters are simply more exciting.