Wednesday, December 31, 2008

How to write a short story- choosing a point-of-view

Yesterday I gave the steps for writing a short story. Today I am going to do step one, choosing a point-of-view.

I gave a lot of thought during the day whether I wanted first person, third-person limited or third-person omniscient. I am going to do first person, because that is the hardest point-of-view for me to do. I want to write a story in which the character truly comes to life for the reader.

Tomorrow I will be working on creating the characters. I hope that all of you enjoy working on the short story with me. Please tell me any ideas or concerns that you have. I welcome all comments.

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