This post is for the writers out there who are always ready, willing and quick to disbelieve that readers enjoy their writing.
Yeah, I’m talking to you...
As writers, some of us have it and some of us don’t.
To me, “The Voice” is the kind of writing that makes me lean into what I’m reading. The kind of writing where I can actually “hear” the writer’s tone, rhythm and cadence of their words in my head.
It’s almost as if the writer is a friend sitting across from me at the coffee shop talking to me.
“The Voice” can be raw with emotion, drip with sarcasm or be as gentle as a whisper. And with each and every sentence, that voice is always genuine, vulnerable and authentic.
We all strive to have our voice shine through but like I said, some writers already have it and when we “hear” it, we should tell that writer. It could give them the boost of confidence they may need.
That’s what I plan on doing from now on when I hear “the voice” – when I hear it, I’ll say it.
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