Today I just want to share this excellent post on BBC Sherlock as an asexual character. I love this kind of intelligent, thought-provoking, rigorous analysis. It’s worth reading the whole essay. All I can say is, Bravo!
“I wrote exactly the kinds of stories I was reading. All my characters were white and blue-eyed. They played in the snow. They ate apples. And they talked a lot about the weather, how lovely it was that the sun had come out.”
Click here for a fascinating TED talk by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on the need for diversity in fiction.
I didn’t know what ginger beer was, either…