Friday, November 20, 2009

Quote of the day: Thaisa Frank and Dorothy Wall

"Every writer has a natural voice, and every natural voice has its own way of telling a story. It has its own rhythm, pace, sense of detail, anecdote, and—if allowed to improvise—this natural voice can discover the story’s content and form. Natural voice is like a finger pointing at the moon, but it isn’t the moon itself. It takes time, patience, and work to refine this voice into a polished voice that can tell a story. But when your natural voice is allowed to lead the way, the result is a story with fire and spirit."

—Thaisa Frank & Dorothy Wall, Finding Your Writer’s Voice

1 comment:

thaisa said...

Thanks for the quote!