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One of the things that I have to decide in my own mind is “who is telling the story?” For instance, “The Nice Guy” was written in first person, so it’s obviously told by Bat Garrett. “First Time: The Legend of Garison Fitch” is told by Heather and Sarah Fitch. As is “Saving Time.” “Lost Time”? The first 3/4 of it is told by Bronwyn Kerrigan. The last fourth is probably told by Heather.

This is most confusing (to the reader, anyway, I didn’t have a problem with it!) in my novel “So Many Books”. While not told in first person, I tried to make it clear that the two leads were competing for POV.

Finally, yesterday, I realized who is telling “Garison IV” and that has made all the difference.

No, I’m not telling you who it is. You’ll have to read it for yourself … someday.

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About Sam White

Samuel Ben White (“Sam” to his friends) is the author of the newspaper comic strip “Tuttle’s” (found at and doctortuttle,com) and the on-line comic book “Burt & the I.L.S.”. He is married and has two sons. He serves his community as a chaplain with hospice. Contact him at In addition to his time travel stories, Sam has also written and published detective novels, a western, three fantasy novels and four works of Christian fiction.

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