It was almost a month ago now, but I've finally gotten around to posting about the Robert McKee Thriller day. There is quite a deal to summarise, so I've decided to divide it into a few sections for ease of digestion. This is part 1. First off, I should say that I decided to attend … Continue reading Robert McKee Thriller day – part 1
I remember once having a discussion with one of my writer friends about how to deal with numbers in a group (encountered by the point of view character) when writing from an intense 3rd or 1st person character POV. She contended that if the narrative didn't state exactly how many were in the group, it became vague … Continue reading Useful word: Subitize
A hot topic at today's pub writing session (in the gaps between writing) was point of view (POV) -- specifically, how many points of view are optimum in a novel? This is actually rather pertinent when it comes to 'epic' fantasy, in which genre it has become quite common to write from several character POVs, often up … Continue reading How many points of view?