Linda Maye Adams

Soldier, Storyteller

Monthly Archives: February, 2017

Sensitivity Readers: Another reason to go indie


I just got back from my cruise–a very long day yesterday flying back!  Anyway, I ran across this article this morning on “sensitivity reader” to look for offensive content and was horrified that the industry is doing this. It’s a form of censorship, plain and simple. It starts with the simple thing of avoiding stereotypes, …

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Time Markers in Stories


Time in stories was the subject of an Odyssey online conference.  I hadn’t really thought of time before, at least not until I started putting light into every scene. When I was in Desert Storm, time was strange.  We didn’t have weekends off, so it was get up each morning, have formation, go to work. …

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