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Day 58 - Flexibility

Posted by Alyssa Drake on 7 October, 2021 at 20:20

I am not going to change the Point Of Views in the paranormal/horror collection.


Here's my reasoning:

There are two stories that appear in first person (Afflicted and Devoured), had it been just one, I would have flipped it without thought. But... Devoured was a co-write, and now we've moved into a grey area. Before sending Devoured through an editor, I reached out to my co-writer for confirmation that she was okay with that step. Changing the POV is a major overhaul, and I don't want to lose her voice in the edits. Which means I'm not flipping Devoured, and since I don't want just one first person POV story in the collection, I'm not changing Afflicted either.


Therefore, I read through Afflicted knowing I wasn't changing that aspect, and with that decision made, I enjoyed the story as much as I did when I first wrote it.


I doubt I will actively choose to write in first person again, but I like knowing there are some examples of my ability to be flexible.

Categories: Writing after dark

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