It took me a lot of time and writing to find my author voice. In today's show, Roz Morris and I discuss how you can find yours.
In the intro, I report back on my 100km Race to the Stones walk and how ultra-marathons are a bit like writing.
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Roz Morris is the bestselling author of over a dozen novels as a ghostwriter and has also written My Memories of a Future Life and Lifeform 3 under her own name. She is also an editor and has a series of books for writers under the Nail Your Novel brand, including books on character, plot and editing.
- On the real reason literary fiction takes longer to write than genre fiction.
- How Roz the artist has come to grips with the technical side of offering courses to writers.
- The pros and cons of teaching live vs. online.
- How long it takes for an author to find her voice and the barriers to this process.
- How author brand relates to author voice.
- And how character dialogue differs from author voice.
- On whether Roz thinks dictation could help free up an author's voice.
- How non-fiction authors can bring their personality to the page.
You can find Roz at www.NailYourNovel.com and on twitter @Roz_Morris