Posted on 02/09/2020 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

When your story is told through third-person limited point-of-view, consider looking at how many layers the reader must dive through.

In other words, are you telling the reader what the lead character is perceiving — or are you cutting to the chase and showing it?

Louise Harnby shares a gridding exercise that will help illustrate whether you’re layering too deeply (assuming, of course, that you want the reader to feel immersed versus distant) in a recent blog post.

Categories: Behind the scenes

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