Two pieces from Ethan Chatagnier’s Warnings from the Future are thoughtfully examined in Craft‘s A Closer Look feature.

Of “Coyote,” Laura Spence-Ash writes: “When there are multiple POVs in a story (or a novel), it is often difficult to know on whose POV the story should close. This technique of Chatagnier—of opening and closing with an omniscient voice—is the perfect way to solve this craft problem.”

Read more on Chatagnier’s storytelling strategies in both “Coyote” and “The Unplayable Études” here.