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Old December 26th, 2012 (02:47 PM).
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There's Something About Lamps
Join Date: May 2011
Location: The USA
Age: 18
Gender: Female
Nature: Bold
The thing about self-inserts is that readers won't know you're projecting yourself onto the character unless they personally know you. If they don't - and that will be the case for most readers anyway - you don't have that issue unless the main character becomes a Mary-Sue/Gary-Stu, but that's for a separate reason entirely. Other than that, the perspective isn't a huge factor in the enjoyment of the fic, so don't stress out too much over it. Readers read for great characters, interesting plots, thought-provoking narratives, etc.
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