Recent content by Simran Ivaan

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    I Need Help Writing A Deaf Character

    Okay, will do. Thanks.
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    I Need Help Writing A Deaf Character

    I really had no idea. I'm sorry. I didn't mean to be disrespectful or rude, honestly.
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    I Need Help Writing A Deaf Character

    I'm not getting paid for my work either, haha. I'm simply doing it because I like to. The others working on this with me aren't even being paid. It's simply friends of mine helping me draw the panels or helping edit the story. The webcomic is going to be released online and I have absolutely no...
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    I Need Help Writing A Deaf Character

    I want my characters to be diverse, unlike a lot of what I see in media. They can't all be me, the whole cast of them can't be Indian-Muslim girls. I'm not a boy and can't begin to think I know what it's like to be male. Neither am I gay. Neither am I white or Korean or a lot of the attributes...
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    I Need Help Writing A Deaf Character

    I didn't realize that hearing impaired was offensive and I have been corrected. I apologize. I based him off of a person I know in real life. He has a hearing aid and speaks, but he also signs ASL because his mother is deaf and some of his siblings. Often in his family they are simply signing...
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    I Need Help Writing A Deaf Character

    I had no idea that hearing impaired is an insult! Thank you for correcting me! I just didn't know how to phrase it since he isn't completely deaf and has a hearing aid. And since the names are normally given by a member of the deaf community I don't know what to do about my fictional character.
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    I Need Help Writing A Deaf Character

    I'm new here, so I suppose I should introduce myself. My name is Simmy, short for Simran, and I am hearing. As you can tell from my title here, I'm a writer and I need some guidance. My friend and I are writing a webcomic. We've decided to make our main character HOH his mother is completely...
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    I'm hearing & don't know much sign language or about this community. I'm writing a deaf...

    I'm hearing & don't know much sign language or about this community. I'm writing a deaf character and need help to make him accurate.
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