sm, and you also must often dumb-down your writing so th…iters of color must pander… 79 percent of the industry overall is white, and 78 percent is female.” So, if you are a Black man, like my colleague, you almost always have to deal with racism, and you also must often dumb-down your writing so that it can be consumed and be more digestible for white people. In order to get your pieces published you often have to jump through hoops that white writers do no…
Welcome to my writer's life. I have often questioned just how my writing will be interpreted. If I'm writing for a majority white audience or publication, I often edit my work to make it more "mainstream friendly".
Great article. Very accurate of what minority description of minority writers deal with. You got a lot of heart to give up the job and stand up for your beliefs.