Finding Your Voice


Find your Voice with Annette Bay Pimentel!

Editors and agents often say that the main thing they look for in a submission is a strong voice. But if you ask them to define what voice is, they usually flounder. This workshop explains voice, provides contrasting examples of writing elements and discuss how the differences affect narrative voice. Participants will also have an opportunity to write/revies their own work using techniques leaned in this workshop.

Annette Bay Pimentel writes true stories about real people for kids. She is the author of All the Way to the Top: How One Girl’s Fight for Americans with Disabilities Changed Everything (Sourcebooks: 2020), which was a Junior Library Guild selection; Girl Running (Nancy Paulsen Books: 2018), which received a Kirkus starred review and was a Junior Library Guild selection; Mountain Chef (Charlesbridge: 2016), which received the Carter G. Woodson Award; and the Do You Really Want to Meet a Dinosaur? series (Amicus: 2016-2020), which was an NSTA recommended title. She is represented by Andrea Brown Literary. She is the assistant regional adviser to the Inland Northwest Region of the SCBWI. She lives with her husband and her children who haven’t yet flown the coop in Moscow, Idaho.



Workshop: Finding your Voice: Mining the Writer’s Toolbox to Intentionally Shape Narrative Voice
Presenter: Annette Bay Pimentel
Date: Saturday, June 18, 2022 at 10:00 am
Arts Room, 1912 Center, 412 East Third St., Moscow, ID 83843
Registration Period Closes: Friday, June 10, 2022

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