Today's tip was sent in by Melanie Woods. You may remember Melanie from tip #127 where she had us consider what might be on our main character's camera. Here's her newest suggestion!
FEMALE WRITERS WRITING IN A MALE POV
Are you a female writer trying to write a story with a male MC but having a hard time grasping that “male voice?”
Currently, there are few YA books with male MCs written by male authors. The majority of YA “boy books” are written by women, and sometimes the voice just doesn’t sound male.
There’s one quick way to learn the guy voice--read guy magazines such as these listed below:
It’s easy to read an article or two before your BIC time.