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While you can't avoid writing essays, you can avoid making some of these common mistakes:

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Hello. I stumbled upon this article while searching for information about time lapses, but since I am writing my story in first person, I figured I’d respond to this. I don’t have any problem with the first and third mistakes you pointed out, but I do use the second mistake throughout my writing (though I never considered it a mistake). I am writing about my life, so my story covers from birth until five years ago ( I am almost 38 now). I use italics to separate my actual personal thoughts in that moment in time from the overall recounting of the story. As the narrator, I have knowledge about the overall scene – past, present, and future, but as the character in the story, I only know that moment and some of the past, so I feel like showing specific thoughts in italics helps the reader to understand the difference between what I know now as I look back and recount the story and what I knew then as it was happening. Have you seen this accomplished in other books without the italic thoughts?

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Thanks for your comment Andrew. I agree that sometimes a /j/ glide is heard at a point of front vowel hiatus where the first vowel is /iː/ or /ɪ/ but it is also true that generally it is so relaxed that such a glide is not heard.

This is the most commonmistake and the only solution is giving statements and less of facts.

So far all I’m really doing with my writing is just blogging about my everyday life with my family. Since I love writing as much as I do I try to keep my blog entries interesting rather than a boring online journal listing daily accomplishments or family trips. Your writing advice is very helpful to me even though I’m not writing a novel! I use first person narrative more than third person but I was excited to read this post and see that for the most part I’m not making the mistakes you pointed out. I can always improve of course.

This is the most commonmistake and the only solution is giving statements and less of facts.


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Thank you Liz for your help so much! I know you have probably heard it many times before but I really do appreciate your great work. In my case especially, your study materials are priceless. I am a mother of a 9 months old baby girl so you can only imagine how challenging for me is studying and taking care of her at the same time. Actually, now at the moment I am burning the midnight oil to study for my IELTS exam (Academic) which is coming in the beginning of December 2016. My English is far from being perfect and my dream is to get band 8+. I am full of doubts and totally bushed, worried about my final results but I know that I just simply cannot give up. I think many people are having the same thoughts and worries as I do. But you are here, for us and that’s amazing. I am sending my warmest greetings from Finland.

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Those numbers were different in each time, I just compiled them in the best shape, to show the greatest achievement I could get in those hardest ever my exams. I never got any bad marks during my 8 years of medical exams. I graduated from medical school with Honors yet ENGLISH- is my weak point.

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That’s so badly written for an IELTS question. It’s an opinion essay. You need to comment on the opinion given by giving your own opinion. You need to explain what you think of people working a fixed number of hours in a week.

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This is very informative. I’ll proceed to see the rest of the series. I too am writing in first person most of the time and it annoys me to no end how easy it is to make that mistake. I mean, talk about self-centered stories… But I guess it has its advantages too, so here’s to hoping my characters will improve in the future. 🙂

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Utilizing a first-person narrator can be an exciting way to create an immediate and intimate story readers won’t be able to turn away from. Make sure you aren’t stumbling over these common mistakes, and you’ll be more than ready to knock readers (and maybe some zombified giants as well) off their feet with your powerful narrative.