marycatelli (marycatelli) wrote,

into the valley

Thinking again about the metaphor of the Valley Full of Clouds as I meander metaphorically through one, blazing the trail. . .

Only too accurate in one respect.

The story is multi-POV. And not in the sense that I follow a plot line through many characters' eyes. Characters are in different places, pursuing their own little stories and bildungsroman.

Have to remember to weave the tales together. Indeed, have to consciously remind myself that I have to shift between them.

Like trying to shift between different trails in the valley. sigh
Tags: bildungsroman, metaphor, outlining, point of view, subplots

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