In keeping with my post yesterday: stories are not politically neutral. Neither are librarians.
Also near and dear to me (and guaranteed to piss me off) is the issue of erasure of female writers of sci-fi and fantasy. We are here. We have been here. And we’re not going anywhere if you ignore us.
Kate loves the affirmations that creativity is good for your mental health and stress levels : http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/charles-benayon-/how-creativity-improves-mental-health-and-wellness_a_23016111/
Elisa believes this is an excellent argument for character “wounds,” and a generally great post about character motivation. http://www.livewritethrive.com/2017/07/13/why-your-protagonist-should-have-a-past-wound/