Wednesday, June 09, 2010

Voice in Fiction

On the latest of my virtual tour stops, at poet Barbara Smith's blog, I talk about the importance of voice in fiction, and the way that, as far as I am concerned, getting the right voice dispenses with any need to 'develop' or 'profile' characters.

2 comments:

SueG said...

A fascinating interview. the question of voice -- especially as it pertains to a narrative voice -- is something I think about a lot. I'd love to get into a dialogue with you about it sometime....maybe an idea for a joint blog post?

Elizabeth Baines said...

Sounds like a really good idea, Sue!