I’m currently working on a project where the majority of the cast are not white middle class males like myself , and have been looking at ways to sense check the voices of these characters and respect their cultural, spiritual and gender identities.
I am fortunate enough to have grown up in a multicultural community and many of the characters are based on the lives and experiences of friends and family.
I am not however, naive enough to think “I got this” and have been working with an editor/ expert (can’t tell you what in:wink: ) who can guide me should I stray from an honest voice.
I found this podcast quite useful and reaffirming that I’m on the right path but not yet perfect
I was wondering what others out there look at when trying to write characters or other cultures and gender identities other than their own?