Tag: unmarked state

A matter of craft

Linda Sue Park has a succinct post about race and the craft of writing.

Yes, it’s a matter of craft. Not specifying race will mean the character defaults to White for most readers. (Remember the unmarked state from Writing the Other?) This is a matter of craft like everything we do to create the reader’s experience of our stories.

More:

New Potterverse movie seems to be totally whitecast.