Finding Your Childlike Voice
Voice is the number one thing that can make or break your children’s story. So, let’s see how to find a childlike voice that appeals to your audience. Fiction, the kind accepted by children’s magazines and book publishers, relies on a careful balance of great action, strong setting, and believable dialogue. Readers love dialogue. It lightens the page, making the whole story feel easier to read. It allows us to hear the characters directly, helping us to know them. And it is often the best place to sprinkle in some tasty humor. Unfortunately, it’s also one of the quickest ways to lose the reader. In this rebroadcast, we’re discussing three ways to find your character’s childlike voice.