I Am an Activist

When first told "You're an activist" I was very hesitant to take on this "title" but in examining the work I believe in and my role to it (be it large or small) realized that it's not unfair to be called one and I shouldn't shy away from being an activist.

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#ArtistTherapy: Measuring "Success"

Last post for #ArtistTherapy! Thanks for sticking with me on these throughout the year and hope the words have been helpful as you continue your creative journeys. :-) Latest and last post is on the idea of success and what that means, or may mean, for you.

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The #SupportWNDB Campaign! It's All the Rage These Days

The #SupportWNDB campaign has kept me a tad bit busy these past few weeks (and for the coming weeks until it ends). And if you haven't heard about it after it trended on Twitter here's a bit of background on the initiatives of We Need Diverse Books.

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The Diversity Debate

The lack of diversity in books specifically has had a snowball effect since BookCon's lack of White, straight, male authors on a panel that could've easily contained people of the non-majority. Since then more statistics and essays and posts and cries for diversity have been provided in print, online, and spoken about at conferences (not just in private discussions). The "debate" of diversity is not going away and that's a good thing.

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I'd Like to Introduce: @MinoritiesinPub (MiP)!

My friend Bev and I take on a new venture: podcasting. I'd like to introduce you to Minorities in Publishing (MiP)!

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