by Alicia Rasley
Feb. 13-24, 2017
Whenever readers and writers talk about why they particularly like a certain author, frequently they mention the author’s voice. How can you develop your voice into one that will resonate with readers? When does a strong voice become too strong? Should you try to change your natural voice? Do you even know what it is? During this class you’ll look at the essential elements of voice, your own as well as the voices of your characters, and how to use it to strengthen your writing as well as your individual brand.
- Defining — and refining — your voice
- Point of view and voice
- Character Voice vs. Author Voice
- Using voice to individualize the story
- The perils of a strong voice
- Making your voice your brand
Alicia Rasley is a bestselling and award-winning author of romance and women’s fiction. She has taught hundreds of writing courses online, also teaches writing at two state colleges, and advises students in a university writing center. Her book, The Power of Point of View, was a Writer’s Digest monthly selection. Alicia has served as a fiction and non-fiction editor for both large and small presses, and blogs about writing and editing at www.edittorrent.blogspot.com.
$65 per class, ($60 if paid by check)
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