Letter from Lori: The Elusive Voice

It’s been a looooong time since I’ve written a newsletter! I do have a good reason, though: I’ve been working like mad to finish my novel, yippee! (And P.S.: I also got engaged!!!). Now I’m off to the next step of querying agents to find one who’s the perfect match for both me and my […]

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Creativity Jumpstart: Finding Your Voice

  Here’s a suggestion from writer Jeff Goins. He has a wonderful blog, and if you want to see his post with other find-your-voice suggestions, read it here. One of his exercises is to imagine your ideal reader as a specific person.  For example, not just “anyone interested in yoga,” but  more like this: “A 45-year-old woman with […]

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Top 5 Ways to find your Writing Voice

1. Ask one of your long-time students to help. Often when we teach, we say the things that matter most to us over and over. Students who have been attending our classes for a long time most likely remember (and love!) a lot of our regular sayings. Ask a student who has been coming to your class […]

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