I'm writing a coming of age novel set in the panhandle of West Virginia. The novel will be written in five parts. I finished the first part a few weeks ago which was inspired by Catcher in the Rye, in that, there is a unique, first-person narrative voice. To capture this voice, I researched local dialect and spent a lot of time talking to locals.
I'm now working on the second part which shifts away from the narrative voice of the protagonist to the objective voice of a third-person narrator. It's been a fun story to write.