What is POV?
Point of view is the relative identification of the narrator with the character. Point of view is the story as seen through the eyes of the narrator. It is one of the easiest ways to tell a story. But even with a simple explanation like that, we can still get it wrong.
We are reasonably intelligent, even talented people. Why the confusion?
Film and Video games. Hell on POV
Film gives you the long shot, shows other people that the main character cannot possibly know or see. Film gives you zooming perspectives and close-ups. Film mixes it … Read more
Beth and I discuss the middle of a book – and tricks to get through that middle!
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It’s NaNoWriMo. We are writing 1,600 words (give or take), a day. We are drinking too much of whatever we said we’d never drink again. We are either slamming or stuck.
In the spirit of time, writing and not bothering to be original at all, here are some inspirational quotes to help you along on your writing path. The most important feature, is they are short.
From Charles Bukowski’s poem: So You Want to Be A Writer.
unless it comes out of
your soul like a rocket,
unless being still would
drive you to madness or
suicide or murder,
don’t … Read more
I love Julia Park Tracey. We’ve interviewed her on Newbie Writers Podcast and we’ve worked together on National Women’s Book Association events. When her post came across my feed, I wanted to A. Share it. B. Give her additional exposure.
Check it out. When Reading Saved My Life.
If you want to escape further:
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The Newbie Writers’ Podcast
Guest: Kaitlyn Mirison
An Artist’s Pillars is written for folks who are so excited by all they are learning and the possibilities their imagination shows them, but are struggling to share with the world what is inside of them to create because of an overriding belief and question of their ability and worth.
This book is a guide to develop the fundamentals they need in order to break free from self-doubts, and gives what is inside of them to create an opportunity to exist.
You can find out more about this book and me at www.AnArtistsPillars.com… Read more