Point of View: Avoiding Exposition, or what’s commonly known as ‘the info dump’

How do you convey a character's point of view without resorting to the infamous 'info dump' on your reader? Sonny Whitelaw tells us how.   Read Part 1: Point of View Basics: Whose Point of View is it, anyway?   Read Part 2: Point of View: How exactly do I write in limited third person perspective?   What is Exposition? In any scene, characters don’t generally take notice of familiar surroundings, because they have become de-sensitised to them, just like we generally take our own surroundings for

Point of View: How exactly do I write in limited third person perspective?

Okay, you now understand the basics of third person narration. So how exactly do you write in limited third person perspective? Sonny Whitelaw explains.   Read Part One: Point of View Basics: Whose Point of View is it, anyway? Read Part 3: Point of View: Avoiding Exposition, or what’s commonly known as ‘the info dump’   The basics: grammar, punctuation, and formatting Yes, they really, really do matter, and your story is no exception. An editor isn’t going to ‘fix’ your grammar gremlins for you. The

Whose point of view is it, anyway?

One of the most common problem writers have when learning to write fiction, is maintaining point of view (PoV). Here, Sonny Whitelaw explains what point of view is, why it matters, and what tools you can use to create and maintain point of view.   Read Part 2: Point of View: How exactly do I write in limited third person perspective? Read Part 3: Point of View: Avoiding Exposition, or what’s commonly known as ‘the info dump’     Understanding first, second, and third person narratives At

How to Keep Your Point Of View Consistent

Every story is told from a specific point of view. This enables the reader to experience the world they are reading about. When the point of view shifts without warning, it breaks the reader’s concentration. It not only disrupts their experience but can confuse them about what is taking place in your story. So let's understand what point of view is, and then, common mistakes writers make with point of view. BY HANNAH GREEN   What exactly is point of view? The three points of

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