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This is an important aspect of your story and is often established in the opening.

So, who is telling the story?

  • Is it you? The unknown all-seeing narrator, who knows what is going on in every character’s mind and who can see it from everyone’s point of view?

In a short story the choice of narrator is of vital importance in order for the reader to properly understand and see what the writer wants them to see. Rewrite a well-known story, a fairy-tale maybe, or something of your own – but focus on the narrator, be aware of who it is who is telling this tale.

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