Ed asks: I’m a writer that starts at “It was a dark and stormy night” and writes straight though to “…and they lived happily ever after” (well, maybe “and they all died”), so I’m curious about coordinating multiple POVs in that approach. Write each POV straight through? Or write the …
Subscribe Here! Today we catch up after a looong day of travelling and discuss the decisions some of us are facing on choosing which viewpoint character to use and whether to write in first or third person. Word counts: Dan 2881 Tori: 100 Ben: 43 Dede: 0 Kitty: 0 …
Rachel asks: “Do you have any tips on writing a point of view you haven’t experienced?” Resources Mentioned Ken Wilber Integral Theory Mein Kampf The Screwtape Letters Letters from the Earth by Mark Twain This episode sponsored by BundleRabbit Subscribe Here!
Subscribe Here! Melisa asks: “How do you pick which POV is right for your work?” Resources Mentioned: The Clarke Lantham series
Subscribe Here! Robert asks: Can it be confusing to have multiple characters referred to differently, depending on character POV? (i.e. parents being “Mom” “So-and-so’s Mom” and their first name) How can I reduce confusion?
Subscribe Here! Ian asks, “Can you talk pros & cons of a detached point of view, vs. a more intimate one?”
Subscribe Here! Tammy asks: “Is it possible to write a story where the POV character/narrator is the antagonist? What would that look like?” Resources Mentioned Stephen R Donaldson Sherlock Holmes Lolita
Subscribe Here! JR Asks: “Can you do an episode about Deep POV?” Resources mentioned: The Veil of Ignorance
Subscribe Here! JR asks: “How do you write a chaotic scene without making it chaotic for the reader?” Resources mentioned: Arthur by Stephen R. Lawhead All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Remarque And Then She Was Gone by J. Daniel Sawyer Silent Victor by J. Daniel Sawyer The …
Subscribe Here! Caine asks: “What are some non-obvious ways to elegantly switch the narrative point of view, and between first and third person?”