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Thread: How do you like multiple point of views to be divided?

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    hello oldish thread... >.>

    I'm currently reading a philosophical fantasy with multiple *first person* points of view. Very rad.

    -Overly structured POV switching. Someone else mentioned this, how having a strict structure (like alternating POVs each chapter and making the chapters similar lengths) is artificial and annoying. It takes away an essential tool in writing multiple POVs in third limited, which is the ability to choose the POV character who will best be able to tell each scene.

    I do this (although not similar length chapters). I've toyed around with putting in multiple points of view within a chapter and it doesn't work as well *for me* in this particular MS. I would be jumping around all over the place otherwise, and I don't want to do it some chapters but not others.
    Last edited by Harlequin; 08-13-2017 at 11:09 AM.
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