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Eight Points of View -- The Observer-Narrator

This is part 3 in my series on POV. Here are links to part 1 and part 2.

If you remember my first post in this series, there are two factors that define point of view.

  1. Where the story is being told from (inside or outside it)
  2. How close to the plot that position is
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Writing Prompts 7

Enjoyed any fireworks recently? I have. Here are some more prompts to keep your summer writing rolling.

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Friday Flash 6 -- The Psychic's Creed

Inspired by “Psionic Souls” by Antti Martikainen

Brothers, sisters, we have discovered a great gift. To speak mind to mind. To walk in each other’s dreams. All beyond the reach of our mechanical lords.

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Eight Points of View -- First Person and Limited Third

This is part 2 in my series on point of view. If you want to know more about what POV is, you can read part 1 here.

In my last post, I observed how first person and limited third are the most commonly used POVs. Because of this, I’m not going to spend too long on either of them. Yet I still want to talk about them – for the sake of completion and to establish a basis of comparison.

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Idea You Can Steal 7 -- The Emperor's Amulet

Happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there. Here is June’s free story idea.

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