J Edward Tremlett
J Edward Tremlett asked Jeff VanderMeer:

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Jeff VanderMeer I don't find it dreaded--I've used it for a novel before (Veniss Underground) and for a couple of short stories. The problem with second person occurs from a misunderstanding of it on the author's part. Second person narrative shouldn't be driven by "you this, you that" any more than first person should be "I...I...I...I." There has to be variety of sentence structure and the same kind of layering as in third person. I chose it for the director because she provides the frame for the novel and because her story occurs in the past, and I needed a kind of immediacy for her sections I couldn't get otherwise. She is a kind of ghost haunting the text.

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