099: How to Write Diverse Characters Authentically (w/ Jeffrey Walker)

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For many authors, writing authentic dialogue in the voice of a character who doesn't look like you or have your ethnic background can be scary.

Jeffrey Walker, an author of historical fiction, talks about how he uses a combination or research, readers, and indicators to help write his characters so they don't come across as caricatures.

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