Literary Voice: Developing it…and defining it.

A story’s “voice” is sometimes hard to define or talk about. You’ll hear people in the industry praising a certain writer’s voice, or asking for a certain kind of voice in their submissions—quirky, lyrical, etc. I’ve had people ask me how to practice developing one’s own voice, or improve it. But what exactly is voice? Wikipedia (that college professor’s bane…) provides the following: The writer’s voice is the individual writing style of an author, a … Continue reading Literary Voice: Developing it…and defining it.