Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Write a fragment of a story from the POV of an unreliable narrator - third-person limited (or attached) narration.
Wordcount: 500 (+/- 10%)
Usually, an unreliable narration is spoken in first person, so what happens when you give us a slightly detached, yet still unreliable narration? (Think Hitchock's movie Stage Fright) In third person unreliable narration, the readers will believe more of the lies, so see if you can present a deceptive character's perceptions as what he/she believes or wants to believe. You have to both believe the lie and show it to be a lie.