Whah…whah…whah.” Do you recognize that voice? Sure, it’s the teacher in Charlie Brown.
Each time you hear it, your brain makes certain connections and you know who is speaking.
But what exactly is a writer’s voice and how does a reader recognize it?
Well, a writer’s voice is unique to them. Readers recognize certain authors by the way they put words together—the distinctive way they look at the world.
Readers like, and thus “follow,” writers that have a recognizable voice—one that is original, like no one else’s.
So, give yourself the freedom to say things in your own unique way. Don’t try to copy another writer’s style.
Your voice is YOU shining through.
Become recognizable by allowing yourself to write in a style that is uniquely your own.