Secrets, Shortcuts, Tips, and Practical Advice on Writing Fiction
Friday, December 16, 2011
The Sampler - December
Which writing technique should be mastered first when tackling fiction? Over the years of editing and evaluating manuscripts, I'd have to say that Point of View (POV) and Viewpoint, which, by the way, are two separate entities are paramount. Why? Because 90% of the errors made with show-don't-tell, cause-effect sequences, dialogue (internal and spoken), and more stem from errors made in the choice and scope of POV and Viewpoint employed in storytelling.