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The Many Modes of Third-Person Point of View

Perspective as a Fiction Storytelling Tool by Marie Valentine, editor It sometimes seems like there are as many angles to tell a story as there are possibilities in choosing a genre. Let’s narrow it down and explore a classic fiction perspective, third-person point of view (POV). Third-Person Omniscient Omniscient point of view is told from …

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Choosing Your Book’s Point of View

by Marie Valentine, editor I noted previously the importance of keeping a consistent perspective in a novel, and I suggested authors use point of view (POV) as a guide in writing and editing their story. If you’re not sure how to pick your story’s point of view, consider genre and reader expectations. For example, memoir is …

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