Who Is Talking?: Narrative Voice and the Writer

Plato and Aristotle identified three basic kinds of narrator: 1.  The speaker or poet who uses their own voice. 2.  The speaker or poet who assumes the voice of another person or persons, speaking in a voice not their own. 3.  The speaker or poet who uses a mixture of their own voice and thatContinue reading “Who Is Talking?: Narrative Voice and the Writer”

Ontological Questions: Questions Every Writer Should Answer

I am currently attending an AP conference, and yesterday a list of questions were posed that gave me chills.  The instructor told us that all great literature asks a set of ontological questions or questions that get to the heart of what is important in life.  The reason I had such a reaction is thatContinue reading “Ontological Questions: Questions Every Writer Should Answer”