POC Writer Without Much Knowledge?

Worries about appropriation vs. representation

A reader asks:

I'm a POC who was raised without much knowledge of their heritage.  I like to write characters with my heritage, but sometimes I end up feeling like what I'm doing is more appropriation than representation.  How do I know if I'm crossing a line and moving from true enthusiasm of my own heritage into caricaturing a culture I don't actua…

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