How To Model Something That’s Never Been Done

In discussing modeling, someone said that it wouldn’t work because they are doing something unique.

Really? Well, COUNTLESS times in human history human beings have done new and unique things. Guess what? You can study them, and see what emotional and mental structures and strategies they needed to be explorers.

When I set out to be a black SF writer, I didn’t know of any others. No pictures on book-covers or in any industry magazines that I could see. Does that mean I couldn’t model? Heck, no.

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Steven Barnes is a NY Times bestselling author, ecstatic husband and father, and holder of black belts in three martial arts. www.lifewritingpodcast.com.

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Steven Barnes

Steven Barnes is a NY Times bestselling author, ecstatic husband and father, and holder of black belts in three martial arts. www.lifewritingpodcast.com.