There’s more than one way to tell a story, and they all come with different ways of doing it.
Picking A Perspective:
- I Speak Therefore I’m Unreliable
- Thoughts in the Third
- High Above it All
- Putting the Reader in the Story
Centre Stage (1st Person):
Assembling Our Narrator (1st Person):
- Finding Their Voice
- What’s Their Motive?
- What Do They Know?
- What Do They Think They Know?
- Filling in The Blanks
Those Pesky Side Characters (1st Person):
- Finding the Evidence
- Gathering the Goods
- Dropping Hints
- Whoa! Wait a Minute
- Bringing it All Together
Making Narrators Unreliable (1st Person):
Limiting Omniscience (Limited 3rd):
- Writing From a Distance
- First or Third?
- Can’t or Cannot?
- Plotting Perspective
- Breaking Apart the Perspective
The All Seeing Narrator (Omniscient 3rd):
- The Detached Narrator
- The Reliable Narrator?
- How Much is Too Much
- The Balancing Act
- The Narrator’s Voice
Sitting Outside the Story (Omniscient 3rd):