Featured SpAN Author: Dorothy Ellen Palmer
Featured Author

Featured SpAN Author: Dorothy Ellen Palmer

Dorothy Ellen Palmer is a disabled senior writer, retired English/Drama teacher, improv coach and union activist. Her new adoption-disability memoir, Falling for Myself, (Wolsak and Wynn, 2019), is acclaimed by The Toronto Star, The Globe and Mail, Quill & Quire, and Readers Digest. Longlisted for the ReLit Award, her novel, When Fenelon Falls, (Coach House, 2010), features a disabled teen in the … Continue reading

Calling All BIPOC Spoonie Authors: We Want You on the Spoonie Authors Podcast!
Podcast

Calling All BIPOC Spoonie Authors: We Want You on the Spoonie Authors Podcast!

The Spoonie Authors Podcast season two is here and this time around we are looking to feature BIPOC Spoonies! If you’re a Spoonie who also identifies as Black, Indigenous, or a person of colour, we want to interview you! About the Spoonie Authors Podcast The Spoonie Authors Podcast is an interview-based podcast featuring disabled, d/Deaf, … Continue reading

The Dark Side of WriterWorldLand
Connecting / Getting support / Spoonie Challenges / Writing journey

The Dark Side of WriterWorldLand

CW: This article mentions gaslighting and ableism. The other day on Facebook, I posted: Me: *writes a thing * Ahhh… I love my career. I get to make up stories. It’s lovely. Also me: *visits Author Twitter* Holy crap, Writerland is a cesspool of opinions from privileged tools who think they know everything! Also also … Continue reading