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“Voice” is a term that gets thrown around a lot in screenwriting. Ask enough agents and managers, and eventually you’ll hear that they’re looking for a “fresh voice.” But what does that really mean? The FX TV series ATLANTA is a great source to look at for this question. It has an extremely particular “voice.” It’s funny, dramatic, often in the same scenes, and has a bizarre sense of humor, sometimes even a surreal one. In episode 8 of Season 1, “The Club”, Earn, Paper Boi, and Darius go to a nightclub together. Darius has previously talked to Earn about...

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