Yes, I Can Write

I am proud of the fact that I have haters.

(…all of whom are white men. Coincidence or patriarchy?)

This message arrived in my personal Facebook inbox last night:

haters
Never a dull moment in the writing life!

 

To John Smith, and the other white men who have contacted me with negative things to say: I will continue to write, no matter what others have to say about my work.


In the words of Janelle Monáe: “Even if it makes others uncomfortable, I will love who I am.”

 

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