Itchy Bitesized 6: Which Viewpoint Character Should You Be Using? – by Emma Darwin…

on This Itch of Writing:

Even when you’ve got your head round how point-of-view and narrators work, you’re left with the question of which of the available characters should be the viewpoint character for this page, this scene, this chapter or this novel.

This post explores the possibilities, but don’t forget that it’s not essential for us to be inside a point-of-view for us to care about that character.

Theatre and film don’t work with point-of-view as prose writers understand it, but that doesn’t stop the audience caring ferociously.

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