Almost An Author – How Laryngitis Makes You a Better Copywriter

I didn’t speak until I was three years old. To everyone’s relief, I finally talked and did so in full sentences but only to my mother.

Months passed before I spoke to my grandmother for the first time. I said … well, I see no need to repeat the conversation word-for-word. Let’s just say it ended with my grandmother saying, “Any little boy that can talk like that can talk. Now, you talk to me!”

Other than a short bout with laryngitis when I was 11, I haven’t lost my voice since.

Having a distinctive voice is a good thing for a writer, though, right?

Not always …

Read the rest of my thoughts on a copywriter’s voice over at Almost an Author.



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