What Is Voice in Writing? [Examples Included]

What Is Voice in Writing? [Examples Included]

Many authors are recognizable from a single sentence: William Shakespeare, Jane Austen, and Ernest Hemingway, just to name a few. We know their work because they have a distinct author’s voice. “To be, or not to be: that is the question.” -Shakespeare “A...
Writing Truthiness

Writing Truthiness

By Judith Briles Not a week goes by where authors I’m working with or at places that I’m speaking at, don’t ask this question: Do you have any quick tips for getting unstuck in writing? My answer has multiple components, but it starts with one word: Yes. We all...
Back to Basics on Backstory

Back to Basics on Backstory

My mission as a book coach is to help writers write the best books they can, which means paying attention to: the macro elements (the story or argument the book makes) the micro elements (the words on the page) the emotional realities of the writing life (the habits...