Episode 2.01 – When Voice Beats Grammar

There are times when editing can strip the unique voice of a story or character. Where is the line? Is there a definitive, identifiable moment wherein it’s right/wrong to edit out voice?

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Consider your favorite character from a recent book you read. What about the writing made that character stand out? When you read a line of dialogue from them, or a chapter from their perspective, would you be able to tell it was them without character attribution? Take one moment and comb over it closely—try to look at word choice, sentence length and structure, and other things that give you the essence of that character.


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