What is “code-switching” and how does it apply to transgender people? How can you go about using it as a tool for your characters?
How to Signal That Your Character is Trans #AuthorToolBoxBlogHop
How to go about telling your readers that your character is transgender, and how not to.
Coming Out Stories #AuthorToolboxBlogHop
How to make "Coming Out Stories" not all about cisgender people and give the narrative back over to your transgender characters.
A Balance between Dysphoria and Euphoria
An argument for the need of non-dysphoric trans characters, as well as how gender euphoria can help balance out the negative impact of the struggle narrative.
Transphobia, Harassment, and Trauma Porn
A look at the different kinds of transphobia, as well as how (and if) they should be written.
The Ethics of Headcanon
A list of seven different kinds of transgender headcanons, how they can go wrong, and how best to ethically choose characters to envision as transgender.
Pronouns and Gendered Language
An approach to pronouns & other gendered language, including the latent transphobic biases that appear with ill-considered language.
Binding, Tucking, and Other Passing Tools
An explanation of how to write about the many tools used by transgender people to pass.
Why Write Trans Characters?
A venture into the many reasons why people should choose to write transgender characters.
A series of questions meant as a starting point for anyone intending to write about a transgender character.