If there was ever a secret to writing, then mastering DEEP POV would be it. It certainly takes time to learn the techniques involved around getting this POV right, but I hear time and time again from editors and publishers that this is the most powerful tool in a writer’s arsenal. Study and delve into it, and ensure you have this secret weapon at the top of your toolbox. As a writer, going DEEP, means you have to go deep inside your character’s head when you tell your story. Every action, reaction, emotion and thought has to be shown as if the character was living and breathing the story, and not the author telling it.
Here are some tips and techniques to aid you in mastering your POV and going Deep.
- In order to keep things in perspective as you write, allow your POV character to guide you through their world.
- Use all the character’s senses to feel, hear, smell, see and taste things.
- Since the character is…
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