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GUEST,Seiri Omaar BS: Novel preferences 1st or 3rd? (92* d) RE: BS: Novel preferences 1st or 3rd? 12 Nov 06

I've always preferred third person narrative myself, because looking through someone else's eyes alone always seemed rather boring (is sure as hell boring to write). And one sided. BUT, if you're looking to lead the reader in a certain direction through a certain viewpoint, first person is more effective (or maybe easier?). Also, 1st person can also be very effective in short stories.

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