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Finding Your Writer's Voice: A Guide to Creative Fiction

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An illuminating guide to finding one's most powerful writing tool, Finding Your Writer's Voice helps writers learn to hear the voices that are uniquely their own. Mixing creative inspiration with practical advice about craft, the book includes chapters on:
- Accessing raw voice
- Listening to voices of childhood, public and private voices, and colloquial voices
- Working in f
Paperback, 256 pages
Published December 15th 1996 by St. Martin's Griffin (first published 1994)
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Merce Cardus
It contains many exercises and whispers you how the stories get written.
Hanje Richards
Excellent book on writing. My writing workshop leader recommended this book and I found it packed with suggestions and ideas for exercises to use in an effort to find your writing voice. It happened to address something I am struggling with at this very moment in the section on "Revision" and in particular the subsection: "When to Rewrite From Scratch." I still have to figure out what I am going to do, but it was like the authors were speaking directly to me in that moment. I am glad I purchased ...more
This has some helpful exercises, it's a great tool for teachin and thinking about how to get fiction going. Of the genre, which is not a genre I generally trust or am drawn to, it's a good pick
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Pretty good so far. Hasn't really solved any of my writer's block problems yet, but pretty good so far. Will get back to you when I finish.
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