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Old 08-17-2015, 05:34 AM
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Interesting point, Fallen, to which I have mixed feelings:

Yes, your cast of characters should be as diverse as the real world is, but not if it means inserting token lesbians, cross-dressers, etc.

The bottom line is that people like characters they can identify with. So while it's right and proper that your MC might have a gay friend, have a comical encounter with a transsexual (and who aongst us here hasn't!), if you want maximum readership the likelihood is that your MC will be white, average, and non-diverse.
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