Finding Your Writing Voice Isn’t Magic, It’s Muscle

And it will transform your writing forever…

Rick Martinez
4 min readJun 21, 2024
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Many aspiring authors struggle with finding their unique writing voice.

But here’s a bold truth…you already have it. You just need to unleash it.

The problem is most writers don’t know how to tap into their own voice, leading to generic, uninspired writing. Let’s fix that.

Write Like Your Life Depends on It

(Here’s how I did it)

Consistency is your best friend.

Write every day, even if it’s just a few sentences. This habit sharpens your style and helps you discover your unique tone. So, make writing a daily ritual. Set aside a specific time each day, even if it’s just 10 minutes, and stick to it.

For example, wake up 30 minutes earlier and start your day with a short writing session. Or, carve out time during your lunch break to jot down a few thoughts. The key is to make it a non-negotiable part of your routine.

The mistake most aspiring authors make is waiting for inspiration to strike. Inspiration is fickle. Discipline is reliable.

So, grab your notebook or open that Word document and write, no matter what.

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Rick Martinez

My journey began on food stamps • I help CEOs & entrepreneurs write & publish books that give them authority & legacy • Former CEO turned ghostwriter