Secondary Characters

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What would your story look like if it were told from the point of view of one of the secondary characters? Try writing a scene from the view of a character who isn’t your main character. What is your character’s crush thinking when he drops her off from a date? What is the main character’s best friend thinking when the main character makes a pivotal decision?

Want to take it up a notch? What is the antagonist thinking during a confrontation with the protagonist?

Some examples from classical literature: 

The Netherfield ball in Pride and Prejudice written from Mr. Collin’s perspective.

The Great Gatsby written from Tom’s perspective

Jane Eyer written from Rochester’s perspective

Othello written from Iago’s perspective

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