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Tagged: point of view
“Nothing else does more to make a reader love the characters or to allow her to share in the characters’ emotions.” — Alice Gaines *** I’m passionate about point of view and work hard...
Part of craft is choosing from which perspective, or point of view, you tell your story. Your choices are first, second, or third person (limited or omniscient). Each has its strengths and drawbacks. Well, okay, second person has no strengths, only drawbacks, unless you’re writing how-to manuals. In that case, carry on. Fiction people, you have choices to make.
Point of view shapes the relationship among writer, characters, and reader, and it’s defined and expressed in terms of person, omniscience, narrative voice, tone, authorial distance, and reliability.