Sure, it can be said that this is the struggle of any First Novel attempt. Who knows their voice for certain on their first work? But still...
Did your characters' voices come easily to you? Did your writing style jump out like a puppy on Christmas morning? Or did you have to search?
Can't go much deeper this morning. Lucky to get a post out at all! And here's a bit of Christmas cheer from my family to yours:
You wouldn't believe how hard it is to get kids to smile. :)