Today on Write Better Fiction we’ll cover Point Of View. Write Better Fiction is a process to help you critique your own manuscript and give yourself feedback. This will help you improve your novel, so you’re ready to submit it to an editor.
What is Point of View?
I use the Point Of View (POV) in many of my spreadsheet columns and have been asked to describe what POV is.
POV is the perspective the story is told from. There are three main types of POV.
- First Person
- Third Person
There is also second person, but this doesn’t seem to be used much in commercial fiction, so I won’t spend any time on it.
OMNISCIENT is when the narrator of the story knows all. The narrator can get into the head of any character to drive the story forward.
An excellent of a novel written in omniscient POV…
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