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Finding Your Literary Voice

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American Book Award-winning poet (Calendar of Dust) and novelist (Carry Me Like Water) examines this elusive but vital element of writing. Saenz explores how to aim for the emotional truth through fiction and how to use specific language to strive for clarity, mystery and immediacy. Assume people don't care; make them care with language, he says. Norelco
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Published January 1st 1999 by Writer's Audio Shop
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Benjamin Alire Sáenz (born 16 August 1954) is an award-winning American poet, novelist and writer of children's books.

He was born at Old Picacho, New Mexico, the fourth of seven children, and was raised on a small farm near Mesilla, New Mexico. He graduated from Las Cruces High School in 1972. That fall, he entered St. Thomas Seminary in Denver, Colorado where he received a B.A. degree in Humaniti
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