So here I am at day three, I have the basic gist of the blog up and I send out the mass e-mail saying “hey check me out.” I got a response back. It was from one of the guys in the IT department where I work. Besides the diabolical laughter which he inserted in my e-mail, my friend (yes I am going so far as to call him my friend) says, “find your voice,” “worry more about your content than volume” or something along these lines.
What does he mean, I wondered. So I asked my niece who is 16 years old and wise beyond her years, “what does he mean, find my voice?”
“Find something that you like to write about and put your own spin on it” was her response.
“But what do I write about?” I pondered.
“Write a bunch of random topics on a page and then pick one and write about it for 15 minutes” was her advice.
So here I am trying to find my voice, I thought I’d throw it out to you and see if you have any suggestions. If not I am going to pick a topic to write about, it could be anything (hey, I think I’m pretty level-headed with common sense) it may be politics, it may be family life, it may just be something in the newspaper I read that strikes my fancy. But I am going to write….everyday…for at least a year or until I find my voice.