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    Draven Katayama

    Writer at Sidequest and Women Write About Comics; past executive editor of Kollaboration and writer at Newsarama and Comicosity. Say hi on Twitter: @loudlysilent.

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  • You Want Our Ideas But Not Us: Hollywood’s Whitewashing of Asians Roundtable

    You Want Our Ideas But Not Us: Hollywood’s Whitewashing of Asians Roundtable0

    Recently, many movie and TV show fans have raised concerns about upcoming releases that involve Asian settings or themes, but center white actors or sideline Asian voices. Doctor Strange, Ghost in the Shell, Netflix’s Iron Fist, Death Note, and The Great Wall perpetuate decades of Hollywood’s marginalization of Asian actors. WWAC writers have analyzed at length

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  • Read Your Games: Text-Based Recommendations

    Read Your Games: Text-Based Recommendations0

    Text based games are the best of both worlds, they are low-pressure games and exciting Choose Your Own Adventure stories. They are story-telling at its most immersive. Last year Al Rosenberg recommended a few text-based games to read and play, but if you know our Games Section, you know we can’t wait to get you

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  • A Less Stressful Writing Challenge: Flash Fiction Wednesday, May 4

    A Less Stressful Writing Challenge: Flash Fiction Wednesday, May 40

    • May 2, 2016

    Writing fiction is hard work, but it’s helpful to build a habit. Marjorie Liu recently shared how during a crossroads time in her life, she woke up at 6 AM each day, wrote 3000 words, and at the end of a month she’d written her first novel. Flash Fiction Wednesday is a monthly writing challenge

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  • #4DaysOfCap: A Captain America Movie Live Chat, May 1-4

    #4DaysOfCap: A Captain America Movie Live Chat, May 1-40

    • April 22, 2016

    Captain America: Civil War releases in North America on May 6. In honor of our favorite 95-year-old superhero, we’re hosting a live chat on Twitter in the week leading up to Civil War! At 9 PM Eastern time on the following dates, watch these movies with us, and tweet your reactions @womenoncomics with #4DaysOfCap! We’ll

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