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<ul><li>List items/behaviors/ideas that bother you. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>It might help to think about where you go, what ...
 
<ul><li>that sense of unique presence on the page </li></ul><ul><li>an unmistakable something that becomes the mark of a w...
 
<ul><li>With words (diction) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Choice (vocabulary) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Arrangement (syntax) </l...
<ul><li>2. Over time </li></ul><ul><li>Because of writers they’ve read </li></ul><ul><li>Because of choices they’ve made <...
<ul><li>By repeating subject matter.  </li></ul><ul><li>Using the same point of view. </li></ul><ul><li>Conforming to a fo...
<ul><li>Take a minute and think about your own writing.  </li></ul><ul><li>What do you do that makes your writing  yours? ...
 
<ul><li>This is one of those phrases you hear writers use.  </li></ul><ul><li>Was it ever lost?  </li></ul><ul><li>You alw...
<ul><li>Don’t worry; it happens automatically. We don’t choose it.  </li></ul><ul><li>Seek to  say  something, and your vo...
<ul><li>You have a number of different voices, depending on your audience.  </li></ul><ul><li>You speak differently in cla...
<ul><li>“ Voice is born from a lot of work—but not just any words or any work will do. You have to bleed a little. You hav...
 
<ul><li>Persona </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Greek for “mask” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pretending to be someone else </li></ul>...
<ul><li>Identify the person in the picture you are handed. If you don’t know them by name, that’s ok.  </li></ul><ul><li>L...
A close relative to voice
<ul><li>Definition: the perspective from which the story is told </li></ul><ul><ul><li>First person - I </li></ul></ul><ul...
<ul><li>Choose a person or a group of people as an audience.  </li></ul><ul><li>Write two pieces: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>On...
<ul><li>Develop your quick write from today into a polished draft about one of your pet peeves. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Write about yourself from the perspective of your shoes. </li></ul><ul><li>Write from a baby’s perspective—in the ...
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  1. 2. <ul><li>List items/behaviors/ideas that bother you. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>It might help to think about where you go, what you do, and the people you encounter on a regular basis. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Choose one to explore further in a quick write. </li></ul>
  2. 4. <ul><li>that sense of unique presence on the page </li></ul><ul><li>an unmistakable something that becomes the mark of a writer </li></ul><ul><li>a way of saying things that is the writer’s own </li></ul><ul><li>a sign that the piece was written by a human being </li></ul>
  3. 6. <ul><li>With words (diction) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Choice (vocabulary) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Arrangement (syntax) </li></ul></ul>
  4. 7. <ul><li>2. Over time </li></ul><ul><li>Because of writers they’ve read </li></ul><ul><li>Because of choices they’ve made </li></ul>
  5. 8. <ul><li>By repeating subject matter. </li></ul><ul><li>Using the same point of view. </li></ul><ul><li>Conforming to a form. </li></ul>
  6. 9. <ul><li>Take a minute and think about your own writing. </li></ul><ul><li>What do you do that makes your writing yours? </li></ul><ul><li>What patterns exist in your writing? </li></ul>
  7. 11. <ul><li>This is one of those phrases you hear writers use. </li></ul><ul><li>Was it ever lost? </li></ul><ul><li>You always have your voice, and it will probably change over time. </li></ul><ul><li>Concentrate on creating good writing, and your distinctive sound will emerge. </li></ul>
  8. 12. <ul><li>Don’t worry; it happens automatically. We don’t choose it. </li></ul><ul><li>Seek to say something, and your voice will follow. </li></ul><ul><li>Work on broadening your vocabulary by reading. </li></ul><ul><li>It emerges when you write passionately. </li></ul>
  9. 13. <ul><li>You have a number of different voices, depending on your audience. </li></ul><ul><li>You speak differently in class than you do: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>@home </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>@practice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>@a party </li></ul></ul>
  10. 14. <ul><li>“ Voice is born from a lot of work—but not just any words or any work will do. You have to bleed a little. You have to shiver a little. You have to love a lot—love your writing, love your failures, love your courage in going on in spite of them, love every small triumph that points toward eventual success. You already have a voice. It’s beautiful, it’s unique… Your job is to lead it from the darkest of the dark places and the deepest of the deep waters into the light of day.” </li></ul><ul><li>– Holly Lisle </li></ul>
  11. 16. <ul><li>Persona </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Greek for “mask” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pretending to be someone else </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A mask adopted by a writer </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Persona writing typically means “the creation of a voice for something or someone very different than the writer.” </li></ul><ul><li>This can be a great way to stretch imagination and writing style, to feed your own voice. </li></ul><ul><li>Remember: No written account can be the whole truth about an event. </li></ul>
  12. 17. <ul><li>Identify the person in the picture you are handed. If you don’t know them by name, that’s ok. </li></ul><ul><li>List qualities you think this person would have, just by looking at them. </li></ul><ul><li>List topics you think would be important to this person. </li></ul><ul><li>Adopt the persona of this person, and write about one of the topics you just listed. </li></ul><ul><li>Write a short piece from this person’s perspective. </li></ul><ul><li>Remember, you are not writing your opinion of this person, but imagining how this person sees the world. </li></ul>
  13. 18. A close relative to voice
  14. 19. <ul><li>Definition: the perspective from which the story is told </li></ul><ul><ul><li>First person - I </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Second Person - You </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Third Person – He/she </li></ul></ul>
  15. 20. <ul><li>Choose a person or a group of people as an audience. </li></ul><ul><li>Write two pieces: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>One entirely made of commands. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>One entirely composed of questions. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Alternately, you could choose to adopt the voice of someone you admire and become the audience yourself. </li></ul><ul><li>Include a short author’s note stating your intentions. </li></ul>
  16. 21. <ul><li>Develop your quick write from today into a polished draft about one of your pet peeves. </li></ul>
  17. 22. <ul><li>Write about yourself from the perspective of your shoes. </li></ul><ul><li>Write from a baby’s perspective—in the womb. </li></ul><ul><li>Write from the perspective of an animal. </li></ul><ul><li>Write form the perspective of an inanimate object looking for his/her mate. </li></ul>

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