The Writer’s Bookshelf: Recommended References and Writing Resources (Episode 40: Discussing “Writing Voice” by Writer’s Digest)

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What is voice? No, I don’t mean that thing that comes out of your mouth when you talk (no, the other thing). I’m referring to that enigmatic “writer’s voice,” which is something that most people, writers included, can’t ever seem to define when asked.

The writer’s voice is a mysterious thing that every writer needs, but no instructor can teach.

The writer’s voice is a valuable thing that can make the difference between building a readership and building a revolving door of sampler readers.

What is voice?

Welcome back to The Writer’s Bookshelf. This week, we cover Writing Voice, the Writer’s Digest compilation of articles and chapter excerpts that attempt to identify, demonstrate, and “teach” the writer’s voice. If this concept gets you in the throat, then be sure to watch my commentator video on everything the book offers that you may want.

Writing Voice: The Complete Guide to Creating a Presence on the Page and Engaging Readers

From the Editors of Writer’s Digest

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·  Paperback : 304 pages

·  ISBN-10 : 1440349126

·  ISBN-13 : 978-1440349126

·  Publisher : Writer’s Digest Books; Illustrated edition (March 1, 2017)

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