Fiction 101 (12) – Point of View by Janice L. Dick

Point of view can be a tricky subject. Basically, it refers to how we decide to relate our story, the perspective from which we see it. Which character(s) will communicate the story most effectively? Do we want to tell the story from one person’s perspective? A short story is often told from one perspective because

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  What are You Reading? by Brenda J. Wood

As you will read, Brenda sat down to write something much different but felt God had a word of encouragement for each of us. I started out with the goal of encouraging you to read Stephen King’s On Writing … … or Brenda Ueland’s classic, If You Want to Write … … or the new

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  Showing or Telling by Carolyn Wilker

A student wrote a story about a memory from her childhood when she went on a walk by herself. Fascinated by the water that flowed in the ditch alongside the road near her home, she got into mud and was stuck. She didn’t know what to do. Fortunately, her parents were not too far away

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  The Greatest Day of My Life by Jack Popjes

    It happened at sundown. My wife and I, with our three preschool daughters, had just arrived and were staying with some missionary friends in their home on the edge of a small Brazilian town. At dusk I went outside to cool off. I looked over the fields below the house where a wide

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