Goodreads asked Alexandra Clair:

What’s your advice for aspiring writers?

Alexandra Clair You'll find your voice when you no longer filter your work through the expectations of others. In the same way don't worry about what's popular or trending. Don't copy what others have done and this said, read less fiction and more nonfiction. If you do read fiction read the dead ones. Read great prose written with a lilt and cadence foreign for today. Poetry and prose that, of that era, wasn't subverted by repetitive static and noise. You'll find that this improves the skill of writing. I also pray. I ask God to help me reflect characters that lived and breathed, but had no voice. Find the mystic, external, quotient of words that resonate with who you are as a unique person. If you ask for this, and it is truly in you to write, God will answer because you're praying for a gift He has already given.

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