Archive for the ‘Writing Exercises from “Finding Your Voice”’ Category

  • My 10-no 18-page paper on my greatest weakness

    Friday, January 13th, 2012

    Yes, I'm an overachiever. This was a great assignment. The short version is that each author I analyzed showed what the character was thinking in different ways. Imagine that. So, in my writing I've got to stay true to my voice, my character's voice, and dig deeper. My paper can be viewed as a pdf. […]

  • The Big Writing Assignment, A 10 page paper for fun

    Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

    My next writing exercise from Finding Your Voice is to write a 10 page paper on my biggest writing weakness, identify authors whose writing is strong in that area, and analyze how they do it. My biggest writing weakness–not by biggest human weakness (we'll save that for another day)–is that I don't show what's going […]

  • Organic images exercises

    Friday, December 2nd, 2011

    I'm learning to find my voice from Finding Your Voice by Les Edgerton and I'm going to put myself out there and post some of the writing exercises. I'm supposed to "create a line or three that gives a metaphor or image that could only "work" within the parameters of that environment and that environment […]