on Fiction University:
You might be inadvertently pushing your readers away from your novel.
Decades ago, a detached, omniscient point of view was all the rage.
Readers wanted to be told a story, so the stories read as if someone was indeed telling them. That style faded as readers sought a more immersive read, and tighter points of view became popular. The pendulum keeps swinging, and these days, readers read on both sides of the narrative fence.
What does this have to do with point of you, you ask?