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The Voice of a Story

During my convalescence, I retrieved from one of the many bookshelves in our home, The Hobbit, a novel I have not opened in decades. As I remember from previous readings, I am again drawn into the book by Tolkien’s use of language, the Voice imbued in the telling of the tale. 978 more words


Signs of the Times

I order books from Daedelus, usually fiction, often mysteries. I enjoy exploring places and time periods unfamiliar to me, via the settings of the stories, and am particularly happy when the writing is really good – vivid, original in its imagery, witty or incisive. 473 more words

Life Wisdom

Your Writing Voice Will Come Naturally ... Eventually

My mom is a registered dietitian. She teaches college and graduate courses in nutrition and dietetics, gives talks and presents to groups in our area and has practiced in the profession for a very long time. 676 more words

Meg Dowell

I Know That Voice

“Never give up. And most importantly, be true to yourself. Write from your heart, in your own voice, and about what you believe in.”
– Louise Brown…

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16. Ten thoughts on Voice.

***Bonus round***

A lot is made about ‘voice’. This writer hasn’t found their voice yet. This writer’s voice is particularly powerful. Yadda, yadda, yadda. You’ve probably tied yourself up in knots over this. 334 more words


A Blog Sidetracked, Hijacked, and Derailed All before the Ides of March

This post is a version of the dog ate my homework, or why I haven’t posted anything for two months. Around that time I posted my intention to do a one line writing practice every day, inspired by an article about a NY Times videographer. 277 more words