Lane Heymont Guest Posts on WritersDigest.com – “Representing Minorities in Your Writing”

laneExcerpt:

“When I decided to write The Freedman and the Pharaoh’s Staff from the perspective of former slaves and African-Americans, some people asked how could a white Jewish guy relate to or understand the struggle, or the culture. Perhaps because as a child I spent a fair amount of time in the Caribbean, and by Caribbean I don’t mean the hotels and tourist attractions. I mean the real Caribbean where the floors in houses were nothing but soil, and people walked to church in their Sunday’s best and no shoes.”

For the full guest post, click here: writersdigest.com