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Tag: point of view

No Soliciting–The Evils of POV Prostitution

Let’s step back in time to the days before we all made the decision to become writers. I would guess all of us were readers. We loved books, and books were a large part of what prompted our career choice. Ask yourself the following questions: Have you ever tried to read a book, but eventually …

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Method to the Madness–How Acting Can Make You a Better Writer

Actors were the keepers of legends long before the authors. Actors kept stories alive on the stage and passed them on to audiences who would not be literate for centuries. We can learn a lot from their insight into the human condition.

Warrior Writer: Blood Lessons—Deadly Sins of Writing (Sin #4—P.O.V. Prostitution)

P.O.V. used properly can create entire worlds, and breathe life into characters. Used improperly, it can make your reader feel as if she is being held hostage on a Tilt-a-Whirl—not good.