C.x (itsjustc) wrote,
C.x
itsjustc

  • Mood:

A question about writing.

What does anyone think about fanfic stories that are written in first person?

I ask because I grew up in an experimental year at school in the UK where I wasn't taught English grammar. I remember aged about 7 having a lesson on full stops and commas but that was about it! Anyway, although we were left to try to pick up grammar ourselves, I do remember our teachers going absolutely ballistic if anyone wrote a story in first person. They would say it was 'the lazy way' and 'only for those who couldn't write'! Therefore, so far, l've never written in first person.

But as I read books, there are some that are written that way.

Most of my RL friends say that it's just another way of writing and is as valid as any other.

So ...What do you think?
Is it a 'lazy' way of writing,
(personally I think it's harder to do because I've never done it!) or a valid style?

Tags: help needed, writing question
Subscribe

  • LJ Idol

    As hugely tempted as I am to join in with therealljidol this season, I think, regrettably, I'm not going to be able to. For the…

  • The meaning of life, the universe, and everything.

    When I started in the second chance contest at the beginning of January, I honestly never expected to last more than a week, let alone end up going…

  • Voting

    Well... there is two and a half hours of voting time left for this weeks therealljidol! The contest is now down to the Top 8, and all the votes…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 24 comments

  • LJ Idol

    As hugely tempted as I am to join in with therealljidol this season, I think, regrettably, I'm not going to be able to. For the…

  • The meaning of life, the universe, and everything.

    When I started in the second chance contest at the beginning of January, I honestly never expected to last more than a week, let alone end up going…

  • Voting

    Well... there is two and a half hours of voting time left for this weeks therealljidol! The contest is now down to the Top 8, and all the votes…