Funny conversation w/Richard Ford about Eudora Welty

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Posted at 8:45 pm on October 6, 2006 | 1 comment | Filed Under: short stories | Continue reading

Vague characters in third person stories

How can 3rd person the avoid vagueness that results from POV shifts?   My friend asked me to comment upon his story that had been published in a lit. journal.  The POV stayed with the primary character, ultimately the victim of a shooting, until mid-way, then suddenly switched to a witness.  POV shifted from one to the […]

Posted at 3:28 pm on October 6, 2006 | Leave a comment | Filed Under: short stories | Continue reading

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I wrote Ruthie Black, thus my occupation.  It’s not my life.  I was/am fatherless, a bank robber at ten years old, was elected President, am a Gator, am the father of three men and husband of a brilliant poet.  My life, thus the occupation. 

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