Writing in a Girl’s Voice

Don’t tell a character in your head to get lost

Photo by Jean-Philippe Delberghe on Unsplash

One morning nearly ten years ago, I was walking upstairs to my 3rd floor study when a voice showed up in my head offering the beginning line of a story. By the time I sat in front of my laptop, the voice made it clear that I needed to get to work immediately. “She” clearly wasn’t going to leave me alone.

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