Imitating the Masters: How to Use Setting to Test Your Character’s Voice

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We recommend checking out this article: http://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/there-are-no-rules/craft-technique/imitating-the-masters-how-to-use-setting-to-test-character-voice

Here’s an excerpt…

Writing imitations of work that you admire is a great way to stretch your writing skills and improve your mastery of writing techniques. (For more on the benefits of writing imitations, read Writing Exercise: 3 Reasons to Write Imitations of Your Favorite Authors.)

The following is an imitation of True Grit by Charles Portis. In the novel, which takes place in the 1870s, Mattie Ross recounts how she pursued her father’s killer from her home in Ar…

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