Is My Character “Black Enough”? Advice on Writing Cross-Culturally

Mixed American Life

Tu Books Publisher and Editorial Director Stacy Whitman shares advice on writing cross-culturally for an author who wonders, “Is my character black enough?”

Community Village‘s insight:
Another decision to make: Should the character code switch?
I suppose some people speak the same way in all situations, but I speak differently when I’m at work verses when I’m at home or around friends.
Also, code switching can be done by any character – regardless of their ethnic background.

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