Project: Shadow
Project: Shadow
Secret Dreams of a Non-binary Writer Reader

Secret Dreams of a Non-binary Writer Reader

If I had a penny for every time I have been told that I am limiting my audience by writing so many Queer characters, I would be rich. I have been called out in my hometown as a race traitor for having non-white characters characters in my books…

I am not trying to pat my self on the back or show my bona fides on these issues, but to explain that world is full of people trapped in their own minds.

All I want is for people learn to ask themselves how much you engage with protagonists that are different from you. If you are a part of any minority, that answer is probably either “all the time” or “way too much.” If you are a cis gender, heterosexual, white male, would you answer the same way?

Too many voices in fandom and society speak out anytime representation happens. No, they don’t represent the majority opinion and they are outliers, but the problem is, large and small media companies cave in to them all too often.

Diversity in fiction allows more people to see and empathize with people from different backgrounds, and in so doing, we learn to empathize with everyone as human. That is what these people don’t want to have happen. 

They believe that division is power. They are wrong. Unity is power. Diversity is power. It is where our real strength resides.

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Project: Shadow
Project: Shadow
Welcome to Project: Shadow, a captivating podcast hosted by C E Dorsett, a nonbinary science fiction and fantasy writer. In this unique audio experience, Charlie takes you on a journey through personal essays that delve into the realms of life, writing, and media, weaving together threads of thought and imagination.
Drawing inspiration from Metamodern philosophy, Project: Shadow embraces the complexity and contradictions of the modern world while exploring the intersections of identity, creativity, and the power of storytelling. Charlie's insightful reflections invite listeners to question conventional narratives and explore the myriad possibilities that lie beyond the surface.
Each episode of Project: Shadow is a thought-provoking exploration, where Charlie examines the profound impact of media on our lives, offering fresh perspectives and unpacking the deeper meanings within our favorite books, movies, and TV shows. From the farthest reaches of science fiction to the enchanted realms of fantasy, Charlie guides you through the landscapes of the imagination, illuminating the transformative power of storytelling along the way.
By sharing personal experiences and reflections, Charlie creates a warm and inclusive space for listeners to reflect on their own life and creative pursuits. Whether you're a writer seeking inspiration, a media enthusiast eager to engage in meaningful discussions, or simply a curious soul yearning for a fresh perspective, Project: Shadow is the perfect podcast for you.
So, join C E Dorsett on this thought-provoking journey. Embrace the interplay of light and dark, the blending of the real and the imagined, as you embark on Project: Shadow. It's time to discover the untold stories, unlock the hidden potentials within ourselves, and reimagine the world in all its infinite possibilities. Tune in and let the adventure begin.