What’s Your Point of View? And Why it Matters

By Sierra Cartwright Point of view is essentially the position of story’s narrator. (Or narrators.) Today’s fiction is most often told from either first-person or third-person point of view. The advantage of third person is that you can tell the story from many viewpoints. But beware, switching in the same scene can lead to distracting head-hopping. First person works in a number of genres, but it limits you to a single viewpoint for each story. Some authors write dual-first person POV, but...
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