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When I first started writing, like eons ago, people told me, ‘you have to find your voice before you can be published’. And I always wondered what they meant by that. For me, writing was telling the story in any way possible — using declarative sentences and internalizations like I had read in books.

Well, that’s part of it. 

Voice is how a writer structures their sentences. It’s what nouns they use. The length of their sentences. It’s how they decide space between paragraphs or write a single word paragraph to evoke emotion. 

Understanding voice is the difference between people loving your work or finding it derivative and not reading it at all. 

So, how do you find your voice?

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