Posts tagged ‘writer’s voice’

April 13, 2011

Finding Your Voice as a Writer

The Script Lab posted this great article on finding your voice as a screenwriter, not to be confused with the voices you give your characters in their dialogue. This article is about your voice as a storyteller:

The writing itself is for the artist to do; there are no rules, no magic recipes to apply, no golden ticket. But all good writing has a distinct voice. Why read one columnist over another in the Sunday Times? It almost always comes down to that writer’s original voice. The way two or more writers would describe the same element in a script might be quite different, yet they all could accomplish the writing objective with equal quality. 

“Words are the voice of the heart.” – Confucious

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