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Offline Loki

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« on: June 04, 2005, 05:55:47 AM »
I'm working on something at the moment and I'm wondering if you guys can help me out here, I've always written my stories in 3rd person and I'm thinking of changing the point of view now and then to a different one. Is there any advice here on which ones work well together?
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« Reply #1 on: June 04, 2005, 09:05:22 AM »
The changes are in the writing. The point of view is always a touchy subject, as the POV changes so does the story. What was once an rollicking adventure story can become a tense psychodrama by shifting to the first person with the wrong narrator.  It all depends on the goals of the author and the personality of the narrator.

Here are some links on writing. Some of them have online forums with writers who might be useful for you to talk with.

http://www.strolen.com/forums/viewtopic.php?p=8023#8023
http://www.strolen.com/forums/viewtopic.php?p=19913#19913
http://www.strolen.com/forums/viewtopic.php?p=24866#24866
http://www.strolen.com/forums/viewtopic.php?p=29862#29862
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« Reply #2 on: June 05, 2005, 01:19:00 AM »
Wow! thank you for the links!  :D And that means I can possibly change the POV to anything I want, doesn't it?
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