Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Point of View Pointers for Novelists

Mishandling point of view in your novel can lead to other problems of narrative stylefor example, telling rather than showing, halted forward momentum, and weak characterization. Worst of all, the results of such compounding problems are a tedious narrative and disengaged readers. Agents and acquiring editors can spot these problems in their sleep.

If, as a novelist, you suspect that there are gaps in your knowledge of point of view, then check out the point of view refresher course, "Point of View 101," on the Helping You Get Published Facebook page . . .

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