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  I keep thinking I’m done adding resources to my website, but then I notice another gap or resource that is lacking that could make a difference. And so I create a new resource and add it to my list. This year I’ve already created two new resources. Both of these are very much works […]

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  I have a new article up on the Mythcreants blog! People create monsters that reflect the fears of their society, including fears about disability. Because of this, ableism has been incorporated into our depictions of monsters. In some cases, disability is used to make monsters seem dangerous, unsettling, or unpredictable. Other times, it’s used […]

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Okay, so I’m sure I’ve seen other people talk about this, but I can’t find a link to any articles on this topic. Maybe I’m just not thinking of the right key word to find them, but since I’ve run into some people making this argument in several different contexts, I wanted to address it. […]

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  This is a time for listening and action. Action can happen in both big and small ways. This is a list of ways to help that includes petitions, calls and texts, places to donate, and safety info for protestors: List of ways you can help in English. List of translations.   Here are some […]

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  “How Should I Approach Disability in a Pirate Story?” is a Q & A on the Mythcreants blog where I answer a reader question about representing disability without falling into stereotypes. Here is the Question: “This question may actually be more for Fay Onyx, but let me know what you think. I’m working on […]

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“How Can I Make My World Accommodating to Disabled People?” is a Q & A on the Mythcreants blog where I answer a reader question about accessibility in a historical fantasy setting. Here is the Question: “I am writing a non-magical fantasy story set in a low-tech world that is primarily composed of city-states with […]

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A collaboration podcast with the Mythcreants about harmful disability tropes in stories! (There is a transcript in the show notes.) “More than one in ten Americans is disabled, making it one of the largest marginalized groups in the country. Even so, storytellers often have a really difficult time portraying disabled characters. We want to change […]

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I’m excited to be part of this Mythcreants podcast episode on avoiding fridging characters! (There are transcripts <3) “Fiction has a long history of sacrificing marginalized characters to further the arcs of privileged characters, but these days we have a name for that: fridging. Most of us understand that fridging is bad, but why is […]

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  Any time I am running a game or writing a story, I want to create a diverse cast of characters. With so many different types of oppression and identities to be aware of, this is something that takes a bit of thought and intention. Trying to think about every type of oppression at once […]

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  I’m going to start by saying that it isn’t inherently wrong to create game mechanics that treat disability as a limitation. However many of the mechanics that exist create dynamics that reinforce negative ideas about disability. The most common problems are mechanics that use derogatory language for disability, fail to represent important experiences of […]

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