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The Novel with Multiple Points of View

March 3, 2014

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Each character is a smaller story of varying length. Each rules their own little self-appointed kingdom.

But how long is each lesser character’s story? How does it intersect with the main character’s story for best effect? What do we even mean by “best effect”?

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The Duckling Rule: How to Bond With Your Readers

November 4, 2011

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Readers are kind of like ducklings. They are cute, fluffy, and irresistible to nurture. In the search for meaningful intersections, story is a rare realm of trust. That bond of trust must be guarded through wise use of character point-of-view.

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