gender roles and writing

On gendered perspectives in writing

Is it wrong to write from the perspective of a gender you don’t identify with? Meaning, if I identify as a woman, is it wrong to write a first-person narrative from the perspective of a man? Or a man to write from the perspective of a woman? Or a non-binary person from the perspective of a man or a woman? Here’s a quick note on gendered perspectives in writing.

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SEO driven writing

Can SEO-driven writing be authentic?

I recently finished reading Mindf*ck: Cambridge Analytica and the Plot to Break America by Christopher Wylie. And now I’m currently feeling pessimistic about this whole blogging thing, and anything I write and share online in general. But I don’t want to feel this pessimistic about anything I write or publish. So, I am going to try and process it all. And as I process it all, I am wondering: can SEO-driven writing be authentic?

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