This is always an interesting question for me.
by Sharla Rae
The first thing writers learn about Point of View, or POV, is that it refers to whose head we’re in.
In other words: through whose perspective will the reader experience the sounds, smells, actions and emotions of a story/scene?
Seems simple, but as writers it isn’t always easy to decide which character should be showing the story at a given point.
First, decide the type of POV you want to use.
Author omniscient or Omniscient narrator is when the all-knowing author narrates the story. Currently it’s out of fashion.
First person POVs are viewed from one person’s perspective, the character who is telling the story. It’s not always to easy to write, but when it comes to choosing POV, it’s simple; there’s only one choice.
Third person is especially popular in romance, and it’s not unusual to see three or more character POVs. We learn what’s happening through…
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