"The two characters aren’t copies of each other because that’s not how autism works. There’s not one way to be autistic."
Ada Hoffmann
"I used to write characters running away from arguments, or the unexpected, because I would put myself in their shoes. I felt I was being realistic for…
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"I get to watch a universe develop, characters evolve, mysteries bubble up and solve, puzzles lock into place. Writing feels like many activities in on…
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Friday Chatter: Open ThreadA slight emergency has come up here (no one is in danger, just a lot of annoying logistical stuff needs to be done very fast) so I’m not going t…
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"I intuitively recognized certain authors as being members of my own nameless tribe, even if I didn’t yet have words for the precise nature of the kins…
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"I want to see the return of the midlist as a solid component of publishing. A place where experimental fiction can push boundaries and draw in a devot…
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"I am where I am today because I never stopped embracing my weirdness."
Ada Hoffmann
Friday chatter: CareersThis week we finished up the “Autism, Writing, and Craft” series with a look at the choices and strategies available to autistic authors in our …
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Schedule/masterpost for April's Autism Acceptance Month interviews
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This is part 3 of my series on what an autistic writing style looks like. If you missed them, here are the links to Part 1 - on character and agency - …
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Friday chatter: Communication done wellOn Tuesday we talked about autistic styles of emotion and communication and how they can influence an autistic writing style. Today, as we did l…
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How an autistic writer's approaches to emotion and to language can be different from a neurotypical's.
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