203 – Writing a Different Gender

 
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Gender is a complex thing, and writing a character whose gender is different than yours can seem a daunting task. This is especially true for writing a gender less privileged than yours. Don’t worry, we’re here with sage advice. This week, we discuss how to avoid cliches, keep yourself honest, and make sure your characters don’t come off as one-note or offensive. Spoilers: It turns out that the best way to write people of other genders is to consider them as people first.

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Opening and closing theme: The Princess Who Saved Herself by Jonathan Coulton. Used with permission.

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