Revisiting Your UVP: Why Should We Read *You*?

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Some excellent points for thought.

The Daily Post

Every story has already been told. Once you’ve read Anna Karenina, Bleak House, The Sound and the Fury, To Kill a Mockingbird, and A Wrinkle in Time, you understand that there is really no reason to ever write another novel. Except that each writer brings to the table, if she will let herself, something that no one else in the history of time has ever had.

Anna Quindlen

What makes you you?

This quote from bestselling author Anna Quindlen came to mind as I pondered this week’s Writing 201 workshop on finding your angle. In this workshop, we ask participants to consider how best to tell their stories and approach their posts. The most memorable writers put their own spins on a topic, using their experiences to shape their stories.

In a way, this lesson on finding your story angle reminds me of a post in our Daily…

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4 comments

  1. I call this voice. Every writer needs to develop their voice so they don’t sound like anyone else. And I think I sometimes fail at this when blogging because I’m in a rush to post. I’ve yet to learn that no post is better than a rushed post.

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