How to Find and Improve Your Writing Voice

Like Caitlin Clark’s phenomenal jump shot, great writing voices can’t just be “found”

Robert Roy Britt
The Writer’s Guide
6 min readMay 17, 2024

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Search “how to find your writing voice” and you’ll find plenty of advice that basically says: Do a lot of writing. Yeah, good luck with that. I’ve worked with scores of journalists and other nonfiction writers who wrote their fool heads off for months or years and never found a distinct voice. I’ve worked with others who were seemingly born with words flowing mellifluously out their fingers.

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Robert Roy Britt
The Writer’s Guide

Editor of Aha! and Wise & Well on Medium + the Writer's Guide at writersguide.substack.com. Author of Make Sleep Your Superpower: amazon.com/dp/B0BJBYFQCB