"The human voice is the organ of the soul."
-Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Footnotes is a recurring series on the GLA blog where I pick a subject and provide several interesting articles on said topic. Today I’m serving up 5 articles to help you develop your writing voice.
1. In your own words. Missy Frye discusses how to find your writing voice.
2. Your voice is your fingerprint.Finding your voice as a children’s writer.
3. Put yourself on the page. Holly Lisle lists 10 steps to finding your voice.
4. Make your characters come alive. The Writer’s toolkit: A voice journal for character development.
5. Get into the groove. Jesaka Long presents tips to developing your writing voice.
This guest series by writer
Nancy Parish, who runs her
blog, The Sound and Furry.
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