It’s the first authors’ Round Robin of the year, and another thought-provoking topic for me, both as a writer and an editor. Whose point of view do you like to use when writing your novels? And do you switch between characters? If so, how? I’ve actually been thinking a lot recently about how other writers…… Continue reading Choosing the point of view for your story and keeping it consistent
This post by Mona Karel was originally written for Marketing for Romance Writers . Point of view is something that writers often struggle with, as Mona explains here, and so I thought this was worth sharing. Hope you find it useful! * We hear a lot about Point of View (POV) and how some well…… Continue reading There is a Point Behind Point of View
Last week I wrote a post on how to make sure your point of view is consistent and thus avoid confusing your readers with “head-hopping” (ie changing point of view too randomly within a scene). I showed the mechanics of handling point of view in the third person, but there’s more to changing point of…… Continue reading Writing tips: how to alternate point of view (part two)
Last week I wrote a post about what a romance editor does. It was a brief introduction to editing, and left a great deal more to be said, so I thought maybe every week I could outline a few of the areas that writers and editors need to look at closely when polishing a manuscript.…… Continue reading Editing tips for romance writers: make sure you check your point of view!