Why Is The Novel’s Setting Essential To Craft A Story That Your Readers Will Love

Why Is The Novel’s Setting Essential To Craft A Story That Your Readers Will Love

Each story takes place in a specific place at a specific time. The characters move in that environment and are profoundly influenced by it: in the way they behave, speak, and think. This is why is the novel’s setting essential to craft a story that your readers will love. What is the setting of a …

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Why It’s So Important To Choose Your Characters’ Names Wisely

Why It’s So Important To Choose Your Characters’ Names Wisely

When you start writing a story, you think about the plot and the characters. One of the first things you write about is the character’s name.What are the steps for choosing a character’s name? The name represents the character and should not be selected too hastily and superficially. It is as important as the behavior’s …

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Perspective Series: #10 Defamiliarization

Perspective Series: #10 Defamiliarization

In the Perspective Series, we saw different narrative techniques that show how a narrator can tell a story from several perspectives and different points of view. What we will discuss in this article is another Perspective that is the Defamiliarization, a concept that comes from Russian literature. What is the Perspective of the Defamiliarization? Defamiliarisation, …

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Perspective Series: #9 Author surrogate

Perspective Series: #9 Author surrogate

Only the last perspective is missing to complete the author/narrator Perspectives Series overview: Author surrogate. The surrogate author is a substitute for the author within the narrative. Let’s take a look at its characteristics and how best to use this technique. What is the Author surrogate? As the term itself suggests, the surrogate author is …

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Perspective Series: #8 Audience surrogate

Perspective Series: #8 Audience surrogate

The particular point of view we talk about in this new article of the Perspective Series is the Audience surrogate. This perspective gets its name because a protagonist stands in for the audience reading the story. Let’s see its characteristics. What is the Audience surrogate? The Audience surrogate is a particular perspective that considers the …

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Perspective Series: #7 Third-person omniscient narration

Perspective Series: #7 Third-person omniscient narration

Among the various Perspectives Series, we have written about First-person narration, Second-person, and Third-person.If you missed the article on Third-person limited narration, you could read the article on this type of Narration Perspective.However, there is another type of Perspective: Third-person omniscient narration. What is the Third-person omniscient narration? In general, in third-person narration, the story …

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