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What Perspective Do You Like To Write In?

What Perspective Do You Like To Write In?

First Person
Second Person
Third Person
Buchanan Perspective
No Preference
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Wed Mar 11, 2009 10:25 pm
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Moody says...

I use 1st or 3rd person. It just depends on the story and what perspective I feel like writing in.

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Thu Mar 12, 2009 1:12 am
Bloo says...

Well I used to write in the third person. But then I wrote in the first person once, and now its my favorite way to write.
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Thu Mar 12, 2009 3:44 am
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Threnody says...

Second person or third person omniscient definitely.

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Thu Mar 26, 2009 10:41 pm
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romance otaku says...

i prefer first, but experimenting in second is enjoyable
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Thu Apr 02, 2009 6:09 am
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foxfire says...


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Fri Apr 24, 2009 10:21 pm
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Whales_Rock says...

Definitley First! I just CANNOT do second or third. I really need to know what the charachter is doing and feeling and all
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Fri Aug 28, 2009 7:31 pm
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Ranger Hawk says...

What's up with all the Pat Buchanan options?

Haha, anyways, I generally prefer writing in 1st person, I can have so much more personality in the narrative, however for certain books I feel that it's easier to write in the third, so I can show certain things that I couldn't necessarily make clear using first person.

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Fri Aug 28, 2009 7:38 pm
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Elinor says...

I love first person perspective, because it allows me to get really deep into the characters and their emotions. It's hard, but I enjoy it.

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Fri Aug 28, 2009 7:56 pm
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pudin.junidf says...

No preference I write in what I think sounds best or I'm feeling to write in

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Sat Aug 29, 2009 3:53 pm
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MagnusBane says...

Definetely 3rd person.

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Sat Aug 29, 2009 4:40 pm
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Rosendorn says...

I picked "No preference" because, even though I tend to favour first person, lately I've been writing in everything, including second! It's just fun to get an idea and let the story take you where it wants to go.

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Sat Aug 29, 2009 7:03 pm
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LauraM says...

I chose 1st person as I like to concentrate on thoughts and feelings.

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Mon Aug 31, 2009 5:40 pm
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Pretty Crazy says...

I like first person, it has more character depth. But I usually write in third person, it makes it easier to jump from character to character.
So in other words, I like both equally.

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Sat Oct 03, 2009 9:16 am
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VeraWinters says...

First and third.
Second is hard for longer work.
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Mon Oct 12, 2009 6:09 pm
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Lia says...

I write both third and first. Sometimes in a book like "Exorcist School" I was writing alternate. 1-2 paragraphs in the third and the next in first person. I like to write in first especially when I have different characters. In another novel I have the POV's are from most of the major characters, including the antagonist. They all have chapters to speak their mind.

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