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Verb Tenses

All right guys, today we’re going to be talking about verb tenses. The passage I’m using today is from Chapter 20 of the Quizilla story “The Devil Wears Playboy Boxers” (Spelling errors have been fixed in red)

Amy started playing with her cell, waiting for me to finish. “She said it was true. She was about to say the girl’s name, when he interrupted her. Then he got all mad and started going about how he didn’t care if anyone believed him or not. I thought that was weird because. . . it’s Forrest. And he got all defensive about it.”

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Perspectives (POVs)

-noun-
the appearance of objects, buildings, etc, relative to each other, as determined by their distance from the viewer, or the effects of this distance on their appearance

In the writing world, perspective is simply the point of view from which the story is told. Commonly on the web, it’s shortened to “POV” for point of view.

Today I’m going to be talking about different points of view and how which one you pick affects the way your story is read.

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