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Music: Higher Up by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com
Background: Motion Loop by Thomas Lopez - https://pixabay.com/users/tommyclopez-5456791
Listen in as Carrie from Breaking Night Press interviews romance author Katie Mettner on life, the portrayal of people with disabilities in fiction, and her upcoming release, Butterflies & Hazel Eyes: A Lake Superior Romance.
00:15 Family life
04:15 Writing characters with disabilities
09:26 Accurate portrayals of people with disabilities in fiction
14:40 Common pitfalls when it comes to writing characters with disabilities
19:03 Harsh reactions from publishers
26:55 Suggestions for authors
28:31 Suggestions for publishers
29:42 Suggestions for readers
35:27 Upcoming release
"I just want my books to help people make this world a little bit better place, even if it's something as simple as [having] empathy.
Transcript (Recorded March 04, 2021)