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Reclaiming My Voice

PileofMonkeys wrote recently about finding your writing voice, and it got me thinking. I do a lot of writing in a week. It’s mostly letters, memos, and talking points for work, with the occasional press release or proclamation. And then, of course, my Persephone posts and tumblr spam, with some short stories and fanfiction thrown […]

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The Grammar Bitch: Finding Your Voice

As I’ve mentioned again and again, I’m a huge proponent of writing in a conversational style. For many people, this is a difficult thing to do, mostly because it’s been drilled into them from early on that writing is formal and should sound neutral and bland. For some types of writing, this is absolutely true. […]