Thanks for your interest!

For all those who came to my workshop Tues, March 19 2019, at the ACT Centre in Maple Ridge, thanks so much for coming! I’d love to hear your thoughts and ideas, so feel free to comment here or email me at Thanks so much to the Golden Ears Writers for inviting me.

Here are a few of the ideas and resources we discussed together…

Inspiration Porn

This is a term first coined by Stella in her Tedx talk (below) where she talked about objectifying and using disabled people for the benefit of nondisabled people.

Critical Reviews

Whenever you read or view media about a marginalized group of people, Google reviews by people that actually belong to that group. Here’s a good example about a book called “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time” by Mark Haddon…

Comedian Seth Meyers – White Savior

The mock movie trailer below is a great example of good intentions gone wrong and the results of not consulting primary sources in your research. If you don’t listen to the people you are representing, they you will not get a complete picture.

More Resources?

Yes! Here’s some from my workshop in Seattle:
I hope you are feeling inspired to gobble some juicy research and get cracking!