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I’m trying to write a story for a project I’m working on, and one of the characters is about to tell something that happened in the past. I want to change the narrator from being me to being him. How should I do this? Is a sudden change from 3rd person to 1st person even allowed? Should I tell the story through dialogue (it’s long)?

A little help would be appreciated, thanks.

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Doctor. wrote: I’m trying to write a story for a project I’m working on, and one of the characters is about to tell something that happened in the past. I want to change the narrator from being me to being him. How should I do this? Is a sudden change from 3rd person to 1st person even allowed? Should I tell the story through dialogue (it’s long)?

A little help would be appreciated, thanks.



You could probably do it in a way like that, just makes sure it flows smoothly with the stories plot.


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if you’re planning on changing narrators i would suggest a scene break that goes to the past being narrated


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You can do that.

Rick Riordan’s Heroes of Olympus series switches voices from 1st person to 3rd person. If you do it properly, it should be fine.


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Novels like A Song of Ice and Fire [Game of Thrones] is written in a Third Person perspective, yet the characters speak in the first. So, yes you can do that


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