Before writing any story you should consider which point of view you would like to use. Whatever you choose will determine the tone and outcome of your novel. If your book were written in 1st person and then you wrote the same story presented in 3rd person you would have 2 completely different books. Roz Morris (author and editor) offers a few pointers to help you decide what to use on her blog Nail Your Novel. Her first point is pretty straightforward, if your novel is more about the characters and their development use First Person. If your novel is more about events then use Third person. However, if your plot/story is a little more complicated and you want to be more creative with point of view she addresses these concerns as well. Read the full article here.
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