Things to Consider When Adding a Point of View Character – by Janice Hardy…

on Fiction University:

Another pair of eyes can add richness to a story, but is it the right thing to do for your novel?

I was once about halfway through a first draft when I realized the story was a bit bigger than I’d first thought. There was a lot of tale to tell that my protagonist wasn’t involved in, and seeing that side of the story through another character’s eyes would benefit the novel as a whole.

Of course, this novel was written in first person, so adding another point of view character also added a myriad of problems to solve. Considering the work involved to add that second point of view, I wanted to make sure it was the right call for the novel before I started mucking around in it.

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2 thoughts on “Things to Consider When Adding a Point of View Character – by Janice Hardy…

  1. I recognize that name! She wrote a book called Understanding Show, Don’t Tell that has been super helpful in my writing journey 🙂 Thanks for sharing!

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