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    1st person contemporary romance...through the hero's eyes?

    Discussion in 'Plot Development' started by ZP3, Jan 26, 2012.

    I have been tinkering around with a story idea for a while, writing different scenes, all the works. But what I've found that the third person isn't working for me. It seems clunky, awkward, and I just don't like it.

    What I am thinking about doing is writing this "love found, love lost" story in the first person, more specifically through the hero's eyes. Would anyone be interested in a story like this, told by a male? I think that often the man's side of things is brushed aside in this genre, so writing this greatly interests me. I just have no idea if that is even "acceptable". Thoughts?
     
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    I can't think of why it wouldn't be acceptable.
     
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    "Acceptable" to whom? A potential audience? Like so many other ideas, it's going to depend on how the finished piece reads. The idea itself is fine; how you write it makes the difference.
    So do it. Have fun with it.
     
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    Just write it. Whether it is accepted has little if anything to do with the concept. It is how well you present it.

    Don't ask for opinions on a concept. It's a waste of time for everyone involved. Writers don't ask permission for what they are about to write. The best ones don't ask for forgiveness either.
     

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