Identifying Your Client’s Voice

Developing and maintaining your own voice is challenging enough, but writing in the voice of another is even more difficult.

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Manipulating the Audience

Communication is manipulation. People have argued with me, but let’s look at this logically. Manipulation is arranging circumstances. In a physical sense, manipulation is moving things around. In relationships, manipulation is moving words, ideas and even visuals around to motivate someone to do something. When you’re writing, you are deliberately trying to make your reader…

Leaving a Legacy

My son doesn’t like writing. He’s ok with smart, non-fiction writing, but narratives and even some opinion pieces frustrate him. He’s a gifted student, so when things don’t come easy, a lot of times he just quits. He used to just sit and stare. Finally, he figured out he can show off by writing about…