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Gigi Will Know: Characters’ perspectives

Gigi advises a reader on how to handle multiple perspectives in writing a novel.

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Two characters’ perspectives. How do you handle it?

Hi Gigi,

I am currently working on a novel between two characters’ perspectives, and I’ve been struggling with how to write it, whether in chronological order or writing each character’s story separately with the plan to merge in revision. I’ve tried both and have struggled with both. Any advice would be much appreciated.

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