Melvin Burgess Gives His Point of View

I’m extremely pleased to welcome acclaimed and often controversial children’s author, Melvin Burgess, to the blog today with an interesting post on how he used multiple points of view within his award winning novel, Junk.

Here’s what he has to say on the subject:- Continue reading

Experimenting with Point of View

There’s a good post here from the Writing Forward blog on using Point of View.

new POV

Picture c/o Hovercraftdoggy

6 Ways to Pull off Dual Timelines in Your Novel

Here’s a blog post from Wordplay you may find of some interest on how to work dual timelines into a novel.

6 Ways to Pull off Dual Timelines in Your Novel

It’s Behind You – Getting to Grips with Point of View

This is not a blog post about choosing a point of view to tell your story. It is a blog post about how to stay true to the point of view you have chosen. The POV I use in my first novel, Fury, is close, third person. So everything has to be from the view point of my main character, Slav, even though I’m doing the narrating for him.

Here are a couple of POV corkers I made in early drafts. Continue reading