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Point of View—Part Three

July 26, 2012 by Fiction Editor Beth Hill

An exploration of the omniscient POV. This is part three in a series on point of view.

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Point of View—Part Two

July 26, 2012 by Fiction Editor Beth Hill

Second of three articles on point of view. This is an examination of first, second, and third points of view in fiction.

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Deep POV—What’s So Deep About It

November 16, 2011 by Fiction Editor Beth Hill

Deep POV has become the most common point of view for current fiction, but some writers are unfamiliar with it. Read about deep POV and learn tips on how to use it for your stories.

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Head-Hopping Gives Readers Whiplash

September 10, 2011 by Fiction Editor Beth Hill

Head-hopping—changing viewpoint characters or the point of view without warning or in mid-paragraph—can pull readers right out of your fictional world. Discover why head-hopping is a no-no.

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Viewpoint Character and the Need to Choose Wisely

May 13, 2011 by Fiction Editor Beth Hill

The wrong viewpoint character could send your story in the wrong direction; the right viewpoint character could make your story. Learn what you should consider in choosing viewpoint characters.

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Mastering Scene Transitions

December 16, 2010 by Fiction Editor Beth Hill

Good scene transitions are vital for making your novel move forward without dragging and to keep you, the author, from giving too much importance to every moment in your characters’ lives.

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