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Choosing the point of view for your story and keeping it consistent

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

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There is a Point Behind Point of View

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

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Writing tips: how to alternate point of view (part two)

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)

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Editing tips for romance writers: make sure you check your point of view!

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!