Well, Scot, it's both a form of dissociation and a somewhat enjoyable power of having an omniscient point of view.

In a way, writing is reliving. I don't want to go back there knowing only what the "first-person" knows.

I prefer being the narrator that can enter the character's mind, move freely through time, and make observations or formulate opinions that address both the characters and the readers.

Is that too weird?



Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Adelina Vasile

Mother, educator, journalist. I write about the things I need to learn myself.