an audience of friends

The biggest change in approach for me [to writing about Ghana for a North American audience] came when I realized that it's important to tell these stories to an audience of friends. The audience, however you imagine them, should be the company you want to keep. The North American audience is no different from any audience and they are not so different from myself in so far as we're all trying to live and make meaning out of existence. That realization freed me up a lot. Now I just aim to embrace vulnerability and write courageously for faceless humans, past, present and future.

- Kae Sun, in interview with me over at One Ghana, One Voice. You can read the whole thing here.

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