Using a villain's point of view can do more harm than good.
How to use the strengths of a distant perspective to make your story exciting.
Five narrative tropes that your story would really do better without.
How lots of rambling and an uncertain focus turned this sci-fi opening into a slog.
How to know where your story should be narrated from—and what to know about the option you pick.
Why you should kick this instinctual writing habit—and what you should replace it with.
How to experiment with this oft-maligned but intriguing perspective.
Ariel joins Chris and Oren for a discussion about perspective and point of view.
Oren argues that multiple viewpoints are awesome and everyone should love them forever.
Why your story shouldn't skip around in different characters' heads.