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Posts tagged ‘voice’

30
Jun

Finding Your Authentic Voice

I had lunch with a former student, and as we sat down, I asked how things were going. My lunch mate responded, “I’m still trying to find my voice.”

It’s a line I hear a lot from creative people, and it got me thinking.

What does it mean to “find your voice?” I usually understand that someone is saying, “I want to find the authentic me.” While that certainly is a laudable goal, there are some things I think we need to think about in searching for it. Read more »

25
Jun

Finding Aaron Sorkin’s (and your own) Voice

My recent post, “Finding Your Authentic Voice” received more responses than anything I’ve written in months. Now, there’s a great montage of clips from Aaron Sorkin’s many major films and tv series that deals very much with the question, “What is one’s “voice”? (See: http://bit.ly/LMryRF )

The montage focuses amusingly on how many lines, expressions, questions, etc. Sorkin uses over and over his different works. Read more »