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A Lesson in Point of View

If you're writing a story about an important or tragic event, how do you choose whose point of view you're going to write it from? If you're writing about a crime, do you write from the point of view of the cops or the criminal? If you're writing a family drama about an affair, do you stay with the cheater or the cheated-on? Today I want to talk about point of view and how to make your point of view compelling and unique. (Read more »)

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