Today’s post dives into the developmental side of edits. If you’ve ever received feedback from a reader who expressed confusion about your opening chapter(s), there might be too much happening. Maybe the reader doesn’t feel grounded enough. Or maybe they’re unsure about the cast of characters. The purpose of this post is to help you differentiate the major characters from the minor ones—so the reader is clear about which characters to focus on.
If you've ever wondered how to write a closer (or more distant) point of view in third person, watch this short video. The video is fifteen minutes long. It gives a detailed explanation of subjective and objective point of views and how to implement them in your writing to create the story you want the reader to experience.
Have you ever been told that your main character comes across as rude, not relatable, or emotionless? This problem can be a common pitfall for new writers. If you’ve finished writing a book, then congratulations! If you’re in the middle of writing a book, then don’t stop now. But if you want to figure out how to make your protagonist more relatable, then keep reading.
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