• Voice

    Finding my voice

    For an author to improve it is essential that they submit their work to others for constructive criticism and feedback. I have done this on many occasions. My feedback has come from family, friends, my writers group, competitions, editors and publishing houses. The main area that needs more attention to detail is ‘my voice’. I need to find it. But firstly I needed to understand what that meant exactly. Luckily enough a few blogs have been written recently on this very topic: Emma walton Hamilton has written a great piece about ‘Voice Exercises‘. It is not an uncommon problem thankfully, as she says that: “Children’s book authors often grapple with…