There’s no such thing as the best point of view or the correct point of view. There’s only the point of view that best fits the author’s intent for the story they mean to tell. So anything can work, but that doesn’t mean everything does. Want to know how to spot some of the most common POV mistakes and how to fix them?
Don’t miss our own Harrison Demchick’s guest post, now live on Re:Fiction, titled “Point of View: Common Errors and How to Fix Them.”
This post covers some of the most frequent and easily missed pitfalls that come in choosing and utilizing point of view in fiction.
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Harrison Demchick came up in the world of small press publishing, working along the way on more than two dozen published novels and memoirs, several of which have been optioned for film. He is an award-winning, twice-optioned screenwriter, and the author of literary horror novel The Listeners. He’spart of The Writer’s Ally team as a developmental editor of fiction and memoir, for which he’s currently accepting new clients.