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Deborah LeBlanc | When Stereotypes Are in Stereo

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As a writer, I work hard at breaking away from stereotypes, which isnít always easy, especially if it involves a culture youíre not that familiar with. Such was the case with GRAVE INTENT, my second book. One of the main characters was from a particular Roma clan, and I knew very little about gypsies except what Iíd seen on television or read in books. A good bit of research, including spending time with an actual Roma family, did wonders to help me break out of any mental stereotypes about the culture.

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