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?
Ian asks, “Can you talk pros & cons of a detached point of view, vs. a more intimate one?”
“How do you write a chaotic scene without making it chaotic for the reader?”
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 Hartman Gambit by J. Daniel Sawyer (forthcoming)
“What are some non-obvious ways to elegantly switch the narrative point of view, and between first and third person?”
“How do you research for writing military characters when you don’t know any veterans?”
How do you figure out the structure of a multiple POV novel?
How do I keep from head-hopping, and how to I spot it when I’ve done it?
How do you characterize deeply without slowing down the story too much?