We can distinguish our friends and family by voice, and we know when we hear a stranger’s voice. But what makes a distinctive voice in writing?
As you develop as a writer and work to perfect your craft, what you're aiming to improve as you practice and progress is your written fluency.
In this post, I’m following up on the first entry and giving you the last 10 steps in my 20-step process to writing a book you can be proud of.
Each piece of writing you complete pushes you along a path. Even the drafts you throw away are stepping stones along your journey as a writer. Each step might be small, but it helps all the same.
There’s something about a great villain that can engage an audience, energize a book, and provide a satisfying source of conflict.
There’s plenty of advice out there on how to become a great writer, and you need to be your own writing teacher if you want to unlock your potential and create your best work.