Writing autistic and neurodivergent characters as an autistic/neurodivergent writer

View past chats on this topic: September 22, 2015, July 16, 2017, August 4, 2019 and February 13, 2022.


Q1: What are the hard parts about writing an autistic or similarly neurodivergent character (for you)? The easy parts? #AutChat

Q2: When you write autistic or similarly neurodivergent characters, what do you worry about? #AutChat

Q3: What sort of feedback have you gotten on your autistic or similarly neurodivergent character(s)? #AutChat

Q4: Do you think your autistic or similarly neurodivergentcharacter(s) differ from those written by neurotypical authors? #AutChat

Questions for this chat were written by @theoriesofminds with input from various authors.

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