Attributes that define a narrator

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As readers, we come across all different kinds of narrators in books that are written in the first or second person perspectives. They all have individual character traits, and some are much more likeable than others, but the question of what makes a good narrator is actually a very complex one.

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Staying focused

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Wordly Musings

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Let’s start the new year talking about writing.

I can’t tell you the number of conversations I’ve had that start with this: “I’ve got a great idea for a book…”

And then we head into ten minutes of  ‘and then K jumps into a lake, but then S has a breakdown, and J thinks he’s got fleas, and then the planet is overrun by rabid titmice, and the president decides to give it all up and go fishing…’ and I have no idea what the book is about, and the person with the great idea has even confused themselves.

A piece of editorial advice before you sit down to write: know what you’re writing.

Not in depth, perhaps. Writers work differently, and some like a good solid outline while others prefer a more meandering, let’s-see-what-happens path. Both work, if you have some sense of what you’re writing about.

For instance…

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What Genre is Your Book?

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Brain Clutter Blogs

Hey, everybody! How you categorize and promote your book is crucial to making it successful, so today we’re going to talk about selecting that all-important genre for your book! Let’s jump right in!

Look At Similar Titles 

What are some titles with a similar story/feel to your book? While I’m sure your story is fantastic and unique, finding books with similar plots, themes, etc. can help you choose the genre for your book.

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Next, figure out what genres those books have been placed under. For example, if your book has a similar plot/feel to Lord of the Rings, and Lord of the Rings is a fantasy book, your book is likely fantasy, too!

Themes & Topics

Your themes and topics are an important factor to help narrow down what genre your book falls under. Certain themes and topics are prominent in certain genres.

For example, if your book Fighty, Stabby 

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