I’m having a bit of a problem, but at least it’s a productive problem. I can’t decide whether I want to write in first person or third person omniscient. I don’t think third person limited would work for what I’m doing. There are advantages and disadvantages to each option, and as a reader, I can’t really say which I prefer. I probably lean toward third person as my narrative guide of choice when I’m reading a novel, but a first person novel that’s done really, really well can really make it. I also don’t want to do multiple perspectives, I think that’s lame. My plan is to do some reading — I’m going to pick up random novels that I find around the house (Lord knows there are enough of them), write down author, title, publication year, perspective, and a brief comment on how I think it works. Wish me luck.

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