Viewpoint

A Magic Trick For Writing

Guest Post The concept of point of view (POV) is a central magic of fiction writing. An editing client has just let me know he has problems with it, so I suggested he use guided imagery to help. Guided imagery is a little story you…
My Top 3 Favourite Blogs On Viewpoint

My Top 3 Favourite Blogs On Viewpoint

Writers Write creates writing resources. In this post, our author shares his top 3 favourite blogs on viewpoint to help you write your book. A few years ago, I created a miniseries that attempts to simplify viewpoint. It’s the one thing most writers struggle with…
4 Types Of Viewpoint To Consider In Short Stories

4 Types Of Viewpoint To Consider In Short Stories

Writers Write is your one-stop writing resource. In this post, we discuss four types of viewpoint you could experiment with in your short stories. For our previous prompt, a few writers added ‘second person’ as an extra challenge. It was amazing to see how much my…
The 7 Critical Elements Of A Great Book

The 7 Critical Elements Of A Great Book

Writers Write is your one-stop writing resource. In this post, I will explain the seven critical elements of a great book. What are the elements of a great book? I used to do a lot of manuscript appraisals when I taught creative writing. I would…
The Pros And Cons Of Writing In Third Person

The Pros And Cons Of Writing In Third Person

Writers Write is a writing resource. In this post, we look at the pros and cons of writing in third person. I have discussed first and second person during the last two weeks, this week I want to talk about third person. Remember, the viewpoint…
The Pros And Cons Of Writing In Second Person

The Pros And Cons Of Writing In Second Person

Writers Write is a writing resource. In this post, we look at the pros and cons of writing in second person. A week ago I discussed writing in first person. As I said, the rules are there to be manipulated and this week I’d like…
The Pros And Cons Of Writing In First Person

The Pros And Cons Of Writing In First Person

Writers Write is a writing resource. In this post, we look at the pros and cons of writing in first person. Last week I wrote about the different viewpoints, this week I want to discuss first person in more detail. The more I study viewpoint…
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