What to Do After the First Draft

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Your fingers hurt. Your eyes burn. You haven’t had anything to drink except coffee for the past few days, weeks, year. You are pretty sure you haven’t slept a full night without dreaming about characters and plot lines.

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Book Review – The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen

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The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen
Flora’s rating: 4/5
Genre: Middle Grade/Young Adult
Length: 243 pages (but it’s not as tall as a standard paperback, so it’s not really that long)

Darker than her previous novels, Susin peoples this novel about the ultimate cost of bullying with a cast of fabulous characters, dark humour, and a lovable, difficult protagonist struggling to come to terms with the horrible crime his brother has committed.

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Should You Write Third Person Omniscient?

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So yesterday, having written about the benefits of omniscient narration, I thought I’d rewrite a scene from third person close narration, using an omniscient narrator. I figured out the narrator’s identity, his perspective on the characters, and how he came to know the details of the story, and I sat down to see how such a perspective would work.

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