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Monday, September 18, 2017

Diverse Characters - S + T + U



INTRODUCTION:

There’s been a lot of talk about adding diverse characters to fictional books. Most of the time, this is about including people of color if you’re a Caucasian writer, but all writers can add diverse characters to their books. And why stop at race? In this series, I’m going to list all sorts of diverse characters.

Note: I'm not knowledgeable about all types of people, so I'm skipping my usual tips in favor of letting others share their knowledge. See below 

**I won't be able to list them all, so here's a list of ethnic groups...with a list of even more lists at the bottom of the page. lol




Here are the diverse characters for S:



Satyrs (fantasy)

Individuals with Schizophrenia

Scottish Individuals

Serbians 

Single Mothers/Single Fathers

Slovaks

Slovenians

Smokers

Social Workers

Sociopaths

Somalians (Somalis


Public Domain
Southerns (US)

South Africans

South Americans

Spanish Individuals (Spaniards)

Individuals with Speech Impediments

Surfers
Bethany Hamilton! 
Stunt men/women

Swedish Individuals

Individuals with Synesthesia (can hear, smell, taste, feel colors)



Here are the diverse characters for T:


Teachers

Teenagers

Texans

Thai Individuals

Titans (mythology)

Transgender Individuals

Transsexual Individuals

Trolls

Turkish Individuals

Twins
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Here are the diverse characters for U:


Ugandans

Ukrainians

Unicorns
Public Domain
Underdogs

U.S. Marshalls

U.S. Presidents




SHARE: If you can come up with more diverse characters that start with S, T, U, let me know and I will add them to my list.

QUESTION: Do you have tips or Do's/Dont's for one of the characters I mentioned above? Share your advice for writing about those characters in your comment.


Have you written about a character from my list?



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