How to Preserve Voice (and Recognize it, Too)

How to Preserve Voice (and Recognize it, Too)

Tweet this quote.“Preserve the author’s voice,” editors are commonly told. But what IS voice? How to recognize the author’s voice and preserve it when style guidelines allow. Today, in my How To column at


Other Resources for Identifying a Writer’s Voice

Developing a Unique Writing Voice – Writer’s Digest

Grammar Girl : Understanding Voice and Tone in Writing …

10 Steps to Finding Your Writing Voice – Jeff Goins



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