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Writing is hard. Writing is like dying a little with every word. Here’s my friend, R.C. Jr., talking about writing over at his Highlands Ministries blog:

Finally, bleeding, or the circulatory system, comes naturally to us. In like manner we should write as we speak. You don’t need to “discover your voice.” You need to understand that your voice is “your voice.” The scary thing about writing is it’s just you. The easy thing is it’s just you. Fake you, affected you, no matter how charming, can never be as good as real you. Use your rhythms, your vocabulary, your diction, your blood.

Yep. (‘Cept, as his former editor, I would say you don’t always want to write as you speak. Ahem.)

Read more of this very helpful post here.


Written by mrsdkmiller

April 4, 2013 at 12:59 pm

Posted in Quotes, Teaching, Writing

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