Find Your Writing Voice: BONUS Episode

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Find Your Writing Voice: BONUS Episode

February 15, 2023

Find Your Writing Voice: BONUS Episode

In this bonus episode of Write Medicine I talk with Ben Riggs about writing voice. Ben is Senior Communication Specialist for Kettering Health and author of Tell Them A Story.

He shares insights on three components that contribute to writing voice: level of formality, syntax and use of metaphor.

Connect with Ben

Riggs B. Tell Them a Story. Using narrative nonfiction in your everyday writing. NY: Editorial Freelancers Association.  
WordRake: Writing Professionals on LinkedIn to Follow
Pepper Content:15 Freelance Writers You Should Follow on Linkedin for Inspiration
Clear Writing Q&A
Get Started on Your Writing Journey
The Importance of Powerful Storytelling in Writing

When we were talking about ideas/”leafmold,” Ben mentioned an essay he wrote about walking his dog, Lewie. Here’s the essay

Ben’s recommendations for d books on writing: 

  •  Elements of Style (Strunk &White)
  •  Writing Tools and Help! for Writers (Roy Peter Clark)
  •  On Writing Well and Writing to Learn (William Zinsser) 
  •  The Reader, the Text, the Poem (Louise Rosenblatt) 

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