I write for YA audiences, and they are aware and active and awesome. They are a constant source of inspiration.
In ‘Out Standing in the Field,’ Sandra Perron, Canada’s first female infantry officer, describes her fight against a system of institutional sexism.
“I have a passion for my own Inuit heritage, so it follows that I like to share my culture with others.”
Write all the time, like your life depends on it.
“I was a failed novelist at age twenty-seven and if you’d told me that it would be another ten years before I became a published author, I would have been devastated.”
“I love that the publishing industry is now waking up to the shocking lack of diversity in publishing.”