Developing Your Voice in Fiction and Non-Fiction

Lessons and exercises to develop your writing voice

Above all, it’s a writer’s voice that makes a literary work truly gripping. Learn from Lee Kofman, author of three fiction books and two memoirs, and editor of two anthologies of personal essays.

In this three-hour course, you will:

  • unpack macro and micro aspects of voice in writing
  • develop the sound and flow of your own unique voice
  • learn strategies to continue to hone your voice.
This workshop is designed for both fiction and creative nonfiction writers, to help you to develop your voice and/or sustain it through a series of theoretical and practical suggestions, writing examples and exercises.

For more information, see our FAQ below.
Course level: Aspiring, emerging and developing

Writing NSW members receive a $20 discount. Contact Writing NSW for your discount code. Not a member? Join here.

Your Instructor

Lee Kofman
Lee Kofman
Dr Lee Kofman is an Israeli-Australian author of three fiction books and two memoirs: Imperfect, which was shortlisted for the Nib Literary Award 2019, and The Dangerous Bride. She is also co-editor of Rebellious Daughters and editor of Split, both anthologies of personal essays by prominent Australian authors. Split was longlisted for a 2020 ABIA Award. Her short works have been widely published in Australia, the US, UK, Scotland, Israel and Canada. Her blog about writing was a finalist for Best Australian Blogs 2014. Since 2006, Lee has taught fiction and creative non-fiction workshops and courses all around Australia, as well as mentoring writers, particularly those writing creative non-fiction and literary fiction.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 7 days and we will give you a full refund.
What level of writer is this course aimed at?
This course can be helpful to any writer eager to develop their voice, in particular aspiring, emerging and developing writers.

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