The books you’ve read that feature characters you’ve fallen in love with, or at least like a lot, let you into that character’s head. Even better, is if the author lets you into that character’s heart. That is what I have attempted in my teen…See More
"Thanks for your comments, everyone. I recently attended a reading by members of Mystery Writers of America, NY chapter. Eight books were read and the split of 1st and 3rd POV was right down the middle. One story was in the 1st persons of the…"
"Regardless in which tense you write - 1st person, 2nd, 3rd - action must show what's in any character's head. To simply tell the reader is the mark of an amateur. However, even I catch myself doing that and, hopefully, always correct it.…"
"Actually, as an author and a reader...I let the characters get into my head. When I'm writing, they seem to take over as I write character driven stories. Much prefer third person; one, because I use a range of protagonists against several…"