it's a great life, if you don't weaken (matociquala) wrote,
it's a great life, if you don't weaken

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misia on Stopping. She does it the same way I do--if I have to stop mid-thought, I find it maddeningly hard to start up again. I like to end with the end of a scene if at all possibly. And, if at all possible, knowing where the next scene will start.

chancewrites on Why First Person Is Evil, mostly.

She's right, I think. And I happen to love first person narration. But then, I write a lot of, um, moderately unreliable narrators.

And that distancing thing happens in third person too, and it took me fifteen years to learn to spot it and eradicate it, except when I meant it to be there.

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