Category Archives: The Help

The Color of a Voice

Can an author write a point of view voice that is not hers? I used to think so, but the more I write and the more think about it, I wonder. If a point of view cannot be written with … Continue reading

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The Help: A Multicultural Perspective

“Be curious, not judgemental.” I open this blog with the above quote from Walt Whitman, because it was out of my curiosity that this post was born. Several days ago, I happened upon a discussion of The Help on Facebook. … Continue reading

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