My Southern Writer’s Voice

Posted On Jun 11 2013 by

I think I’ve finally found my writer’s voice. And despite my Michiganian heritage, he has a southern accent. Seriously…anyone else have this–I won’t call it a problem–oddity? It occurred to me as I’m going through my protag’s dialogue. Since my protags always have the most in common with their creator (me…not that Creator), their voice closely matches my writer’s voice. I wonder if I should give my writer’s voice a name… I digress. Anyway, I’m going through my protag’s dialogue and suddenly realize he’s talkin’ with a southern accent. So naturally I had to change his birthplace to Virginia. And, …