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message 1: by Shayla (new)

Shayla (shaylaalexander) I think it would be cool to have it like that.

message 2: by Shayla (new)

Shayla (shaylaalexander) You could put the name of the person the perspective is in at the beggining of each chapter.

message 3: by Shayla (new)

Shayla (shaylaalexander) thats what I would do

message 4: by [deleted user] (new)

its sort of like my story

message 5: by [deleted user] (new)

it got confusing for me, i actually stopped writing, brainstorming right now

message 6: by [deleted user] (new)

if you like to challenge yourself then choose 2 otherwise, if you're a beginner do 1

message 7: by [deleted user] (new)

or somewhat just started

message 8: by [deleted user] (new)

it can get perty tough

message 9: by RedPath (last edited Oct 03, 2010 04:10PM) (new)

RedPath | 68 comments Kelsie Marie Mellark (a.k.a Peeta's Wife) wrote: "ok now i need character names! HELP PLEASE :D"

Bob and Lola.

Okay, sorry. Being serious now.

Ummm.....what are your characters like?

message 10: by [deleted user] (new)

Yes, put up their descriptions in the character section along with what your story is about.

message 11: by [deleted user] (new)

got any ideas?

message 12: by Shayla (new)

Shayla (shaylaalexander) Kelsie Marie Mellark (a.k.a Peeta's Wife) wrote: "ok now i need character names! HELP PLEASE :D"

What do they look like?

message 13: by [deleted user] (new)

Yes, like I said before, looks, characteristics, the topic of your story, what it's about, and so on in the character section, trust me you'll get a lot of help.
**Try not to copy anyone's story or characters, everything posted on goodreads is copyrighted, so you may be accused**

message 14: by Shayla (new)

Shayla (shaylaalexander) Nice...Girl's name...

Girl: Ora: Meaning Gold http://www.babynology.com/meaning-ora...
Boy: Ace: Meaning Unity http://www.babynology.com/meaning-ace...

message 15: by Shayla (new)

Shayla (shaylaalexander) Okay...

Girl: Shakala
Boy: Kalor

message 16: by Shayla (new)

Shayla (shaylaalexander) Okay.

Girl: Shianne or Cheyenne
Boy: Dustin

message 17: by Shayla (new)

Shayla (shaylaalexander) idk

message 18: by Shayla (new)

Shayla (shaylaalexander) What about...DJ? Or...TJ

message 19: by Shayla (new)

Shayla (shaylaalexander) Girl: Cassidy
Boy: Carl? Caine?

message 20: by Swiftfire (last edited Oct 03, 2010 04:59PM) (new)

Swiftfire Whoa, picky. Then again, so am I when it comes to names. But I really like Cheyenne and Dustin. :P

message 21: by Shayla (new)

Shayla (shaylaalexander) Okay so Cassidy and Dustin? That sounds cool....

message 22: by Shayla (new)

Shayla (shaylaalexander) Awesomeness!

message 23: by Swiftfire (new)

Swiftfire Can't wait!

message 24: by Swiftfire (new)

Swiftfire What's it about?

message 25: by Shayla (new)

Shayla (shaylaalexander) cool!

message 26: by RedPath (new)

RedPath | 68 comments Awesome!

message 27: by RedPath (new)

RedPath | 68 comments Swiftfire wrote: "What's it about?"

Yeah, what Swifty said!

message 28: by Shayla (new)

Shayla (shaylaalexander) Exactlu!

message 29: by Swiftfire (new)

Swiftfire Ooh, nice!

message 30: by Shayla (new)

Shayla (shaylaalexander) Interesting...

message 31: by RedPath (new)

RedPath | 68 comments Soooo, Dustin's a creeper, eh? lol Just kidding :)

message 32: by Shayla (new)

Shayla (shaylaalexander) If only

message 33: by Shayla (new)

Shayla (shaylaalexander) Hmmmmm.....

message 34: by Shayla (new)

Shayla (shaylaalexander) yup

message 35: by Jen (new)

Jen | 347 comments hey kel :) luv interests? i dont know. it depends on what happens between them... their connection? r u flipping between POV? (btw i have read a book that flips POV- Shiver and it wasnt confusing at all so you should be able to pull it off as long as you lable which character's POV you are using)

message 36: by Jen (new)

Jen | 347 comments huh?

message 37: by Shayla (new)

Shayla (shaylaalexander) Jen wrote: "hey kel :) luv interests? i dont know. it depends on what happens between them... their connection? r u flipping between POV? (btw i have read a book that flips POV- Shiver and it wasnt confusing ..."

I read part of one, it was confusing...Flipped

message 38: by Jen (new)

Jen | 347 comments but which point of view? both or just one?
and i read flipped too i forgot it flipped between POV as well

message 39: by Shayla (new)

Shayla (shaylaalexander) If can keep up with it then write two.

message 40: by Shayla (new)

Shayla (shaylaalexander) You should put:

Chapter 1:


Chapter 2

Or in what ever order

message 41: by Shayla (new)

Shayla (shaylaalexander) What is it about?

message 42: by Jen (last edited Oct 04, 2010 02:35PM) (new)

Jen | 347 comments you could use different fonts to tell the difference :D
or instead of writing dustin and cassidy out each chapter you could post a symbol representing who is spaeking.
Ex: Cassidy- heart (grl)
dustin- sport thingy (boy)
but make it something having to do with the book!

message 43: by Carina (last edited Oct 04, 2010 04:33PM) (new)

Carina How about Kielxine? It's pronounced (Kelseen) but it's spelled kinda weird.

message 44: by Shayla (new)

Shayla (shaylaalexander) Kelsie Marie Mellark (a.k.a Peeta's Wife) wrote: "QUICK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

give me a girl's name in your school that you hate!!!

Ready? GO!!!!!"

Sydney Benfeild!
Katie Molder...

message 45: by Dani (new)

Dani Julian (daniquickdraw) | 6 comments Interesting concept. You could try it, but if the book is submitted to publishers, an editor might see that as "confusing". All of my editors (for two sep publishers) liked manuscripts where there was not a constant switching of POVs.
Personally, I like the idea. You just have to ponder if it will make any sense to the reader or if it will be soemthing they get lost in. :)

message 46: by Shayla (new)

Shayla (shaylaalexander) Your an author?

message 47: by Jen (last edited Oct 04, 2010 06:53PM) (new)

Jen | 347 comments ohhhh question *raises hand to be picked*
think: does switching POV absolutely NEED to be done in order to make the story better, does it enable you to see something you cant otherwise?, does it make the story clearer by switching?, do the events ping-pong back and forth? or is it the same expirences happening to them (are they in same place/time)?, do they meet other ppl and have important conversations with them while the other character is doing something important?. WHY do you want to switch?- to be different?/unique?

message 48: by Shayla (new)

Shayla (shaylaalexander) Hi!

message 49: by Jen (new)

Jen | 347 comments ok then i would switch POV. i just wanted to make sure it made sense for you to switch :D

message 50: by Jen (new)

Jen | 347 comments well, if your r saying they are 16 then... *does math calculations* 10th grade would be the correct grade (15-16 in 10th and 16-17 in 11th).

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