Why You Should Stop Looking for Your Voice - For The Interested

Why You Should Stop Looking for Your Voice

“There is no ‘voice’ to find, no voice that belongs to the true you, because there is no true you, only ever versions of yourself you have learned to perform, and the voice of the character you play on the page is up to you.”

Here’s an interesting question: How would you define David Bowie’s artistic voice?

It’s difficult because Bowie morphed his style so often his entire persona was essentially an ever-changing performance.

Will Wilkinson elaborates on that concept and explains why you should stop looking for your voice and recognize that demanding authenticity is inherently paradoxical.

This one will give you something to think about — though I still believe it’s possible to develop your voice.