We’ll focus specifically on the signaled point of view shift since this is the point of view shift that confuses the most people and which is the most challenging to pull off.
We’ll also discuss head hops and what differentiates a head hop from a signaled point of view shift so that participants will never be confused about that again.
This is particularly true when it comes to showing vs.
Kim is Managing Editor for Sick Lit Magazine and an Assistant Editor for Firefly Magazine. She’s published in several online literary journals and print magazines, as well as featured in The 52 Men Podcast. The problem arises for many authors when they try to put that advice into practice.
At the moment they first hear the advice it makes perfect sense…but like a complex algebra problem the clarity that existed at first evaporates quickly and then they are lost wondering if they are showing or telling.
Laurie teaches on a diverse range of topics covering subjects that caused the most rejections during her years as editor-in-chief at Black Velvet Seductions.
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Most important, an individual voice will set you apart from everyone else, and make your books or series attract repeat readers.
They’ll come back for the dramatic experience your words and sentences and paragraphs create.
Until July 2014 Laurie Sanders was the founder, CEO, and editor-in-chief at Black Velvet Seductions.
In 2014, after almost 10 years as CEO and editor-in-chief, Laurie was ready to take a step back to enjoy some time with family and to engage in her other long neglected hobbies.
And you’ll get the expert advice of Alicia on how to edit in the energy into your prose.
Here’s your chance to figure out what is dead and drowsy in your voice, and how to wake it up!
Nora uses what I call a signaled point of view shift, which if carried out carefully, and not too often can help increase the tension and conflict within a manuscript.