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The Case for Slowing Down and Self-Care

by Amy Winters-Voss

and breathe

As creatives, we feel the push to keep producing and hustle culture says we always have to be as productive as possible. 

When the finish line is on the horizon, those tasks we have yet to do multiply like rabbits.… Read the post

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Being Respectful When Writing About Others, Part 2

by Amy Winters-Voss

Last time, we chatted about how to recognize issues and how we can be more sensitive when writing about people in a group we aren’t a part of, whether it be avoiding cultural appropriation, hurtful stereotypes, or misrepresentation.… Read the post

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Being Respectful When Writing About Others, Part 1

by Amy Winters-Voss

magnifying glass focused on humanity, tolerance, equality, and diversity

Imagine if someone claimed they were giving your minority representation in a book or movie, but it was so far from accurate you didn't recognize your people in it? How would you feel if the group you are in was always the one killed off in stories or added to the stigmatization of your group?… Read the post

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