Point of View

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Incorporating Deep POV into our writing… and why do we care? by Nancy Stopper

TweetPlease welcome author NANCY STOPPER – this is her debut visit to Romance University! We’ve all heard the mantra “Show, Don’t Tell”. This is what every author is told they need to do in order to […]

Speaking Martian on Venus by Becke Martin Davis

TweetToday’s scheduled guest was temporarily defeated by technology and will join us at a later date. In her place, RU Staffer BECKE MARTIN DAVIS ponders male and female POV – the whole “you say tom-ay-to […]

The Devil’s in the Details – by Staci Troilo

Tweet Writing in deep POV allows the reader to get inside your character’s head. Author Staci Troilo returns with advice on avoiding common mistakes with deep POV. Hi, everyone. Thank you, Romance University, for welcoming […]

Finding My Voice…and Other Mid-life Tales by Ava Branson

What happens when your life turns upside down? Ava Branson tells us how it affected her writing ….for the better! As is true for so many people, reading has been a huge part of my […]

How Your Narrative Distance Affects Show, Don’t Tell by Janice Hardy

TweetFor the past three years, author and blogger Janice Hardy’s columns are among RU’s top trending posts. Today, Janice returns with a discussion on narrative distance.  One of the reason show, don’t tell is so […]

What’s in a Voice: or two sides of the same scene by Elizabeth Bemis

TweetPlease welcome ELIZABETH BEMIS – this is her debut post for Romance University. Liz is a six time Golden Heart finalist and a 2012 Golden Heart winner. Scroll to the “question” at the end of […]

Who Said That? by Stefanie London

Are all of your characters sounding a bit…the same? If so, read Stefanie London’s post today on Who Said That? And give your characters the voice they deserve! In a romance novel characters are king. […]

Five Ways Point of View Can Make You a Better Writer by Janice Hardy

Think you know POV? Janice Hardy shows us how POV can take your writing to a new level. Welcome back, Janice! Whenever a new writer asks me to share advice, “learn how to use POV” […]

Going Undercover with Deep POV by Heatherly Bell

What adds depth to your characters and pulls the reader into the story? Heatherly Bell explains the advantages of writing in deep POV.  Great to have you with us, Heather!  As an avid lifelong reader, for […]

The Story is in the Eye of the Beholder: Choosing the Best Point of View (Part 1) Heather Webb

Do you struggle with Point of View? Sometimes write an entire scene, then discover it should have been written in someone else’s?  Heather Webb is here with a two-parter to help us understand how to […]

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