I’ll confess: I use passive voice. Probably more than I should. And then I go back and change it. I don’t use it all the time, but it certainly has it’s place.
Great article here from an expert editor, Cayce Berryman:
At the end of the day, it is a tool in a writers toolbox. Use it where it is appropriate. the trick is to know where it is appropriate. And, call we weird, but I don’t mind it as a reader too – as long as it isn’t overdone.