Writing Tips

8 Ways to Exploit First-Person Point of View

Point of view, the way a story or novel is narrated, is one of the most powerful tools at a fiction writer’s disposal. It dictates which of your characters will tell your story and how it will be told. It also determines whether readers will enjoy a friendly intimacy with your characters, be tightly enmeshed in their lives, or maintain a comfortable distance. It is powerful, and it’s frequently misused.

film adaptation of Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier

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