Characters & Viewpoint by Orson Scott Card
Techniques of inventing, developing and presenting characters, plus handling viewpoint in novels and short stories. Spells out your narrative options in creating “real” fictional people. Distinguish among major characters, minor characters and walk-ons, and develop each appropriately. Choose the most effective viewpoint to reveal the characters and move the storytelling. Decide how deeply you should explore your characters’ thoughts, emotions, and attitudes.
What I learned From It
This demystified POV for me when I first started writing prose. It also taught me how some of my all-time favorite characters were made, and why I loved them.
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