Studying the craft of writing with Susan Pohlman is one of the surest ways to improve your prose. I’ll be a student at this week-long retreat this June. Come learn with me!
Originally posted on Moments That Matter:
June 21- 26 2016
“Writing is the painting of the voice.” ~Voltaire
An agent once told me that the one thing she looks for in a submission is a solid sense of voice. Craft can be taught, editors can be hired, but voice is the real deal. A command of voice and style proclaims to the reader that you can be trusted, that you know who you are and will lead them on a worthwhile journey to a place of truth.
Mindful travel coupled with daily workshops on craft and creativity will help you develop your authentic voice. How do I know? It happened to me! (Read about it here.)
Travel is a powerful writing instructor, leading us somewhere that classes and seminars can’t always do effectively. Travel leads us to self-knowledge. Self-knowledge strengthens voice.
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