It took me awhile to cultivate my own voice, as I’m sure it takes all writers a long time. It was not until I began writing on a daily basis that I began to hear my own voice. I found that the more I wrote, the more my voice developed, and the more it was readily accessible to me. I also found that writing on a frequent basis, even if for short time periods, was more helpful for cultivating my voice than writing less frequently for long stretches of time. This is why it’s so important to write every day, even if only a few words.