Posted on 03/16/2021 at 09:20 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
Understanding the concept of deep third-person point-of-view usually isn’t as difficult as executing on it.
And one way to work within that reality (if it applies to you) is to revise your draft once you’ve gotten it all down on paper.
But whether you use developmental editor Monya Baker’s advice to guide your draft or improve it during the editing process, her explanations and examples are worth checking out.
Head to Jane Friedman’s blog for Baker’s six tips for deep third POV that reduce distance from the character and ambiguity about which character is the observer versus the observed.
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