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Close Encounters of the Third-Person Kind

Point of view is one of the most complex elements of writing fiction, and third-person POV can be especially nuanced in tone, language, and narrative distance. We’ll study the qualities that comprise so-called “close third-person” POV—POV that has full access to the main character’s thoughts, feelings, and perspective, sometimes to a greater degree than the character him/herself. We’ll read a number of short stories to aid understanding generate new work with several exercises to hone narrative skills.

Instructor: Raymond Fleischmann

Start Date: 09/21/2014

End Date: 10/12/2014

Days of the Week: Sunday

Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

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Raymond Fleischmann

Raymond Fleischmann’s short stories have previously appeared in Iowa Review, Cimarron Review, The Pinch, Los Angeles Review, and River Styx, among others. He’s been a Made at Hugo House fellow and earned his MFA in creative writing from Ohio State University.

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