point of view

  1. Delancey Stewart

    Craft Mastering Deep POV with Delancey Stewart

    The LIVE webinar will be presented on ZOOM. For more information on how to access Zoom for your first Zoom meeting, please check out HERE. Veteran editors Dawn and Nancy walk readers of all genres through one of the most critical concepts of storytelling -- deep POV. This is a method used to...
  2. LC Hayden

    Lecture Lesson 3 Common Mistakes Authors Make When Creating a Character and What to Do to Make Characters Likeable

    Lesson 3 Common Mistakes Authors Make When Creating a Character and What to Do to Make Characters Likeable Many authors, especially new authors, tend to make the same mistakes when creating their characters. Here, then, is a list of those mistakes. Make sure you avoid them. Here are the...
  3. Paris Wynters

    Craft Deep Point of View with Paris Wynters

    Deep point of view is a powerhouse in the author’s arsenal. It allows them to get readers to understand, forgive, and empathize with a character’s bad behavior. It allows an author to create odd characters who behave strangely but who still make sense to readers. But it requires digging below...
  4. Deborah Bailey

    Lecture Welcome

    Hi Everyone! I'm really happy to be back at Savvy Authors presenting another class for all of you. If you've been in one of my previous classes, great to connect with you again! :) A little about me... I'm an indie author of paranormal and science fiction romance. I've also published a short...
  5. LC Hayden

    Lecture Lesson 4: Choosing the Viewpoint Character

    Lesson 4: Choosing the Viewpoint Character By now you should have made character profiles on all of your main characters, including one on each of the villains. That means that you have an assortment of characters bouncing in your head. One of those will become your viewpoint character...
  6. Angela Knight

    Lecture Lesson 11: Introducing your bad guy

    Lesson 11: The Villain’s First Scene By Angela Knight Has your book hit the wall? Is the middle sagging from a lack of conflict? Has the tension drained out of the romance? Has the pressure of the romantic conflict driven your characters so far apart, you have no idea how to get them back...
  7. Lisa J MacDonald

    Lecture Lesson 1

    Advanced Point-of-view: Writing Techniques the Master’s Use Lesson 1: Writers have been playing with point-of-view since they have been putting words on caves and scroll. Throughout the ages, they have found many ways to tell a story and how the narrator is positioned in the story. This...
  8. shannon donnelly

    Discussion Point of View Workshop - Introduction

    Point of View - Introduction Let's start with a disclaimer—I am not a POV purist. I'm probably going to sound like one, but really I'm fine with viewpoint shifts in a story, so long as they work. But I think most folks use the "I'm not a purist" line as an excuse not to master POV...
  9. PauletteN

    Homework Paulette Noble: Lesson Two

    Are any of the above points new to you? Can you see a place you can use this to bring your reader closer? Work on it, and show us the before and after! It could be a sentence, or up to a couple of paragraphs. ----- I’ve read many articles and books on various aspects of writing and story...
  10. JimmyMorris

    Lecture Poisonous Oils

    I thought I already posted this once, but just in case, here it is again.... Volatile (Poisonous) Oils When I talk about volatile oils, I don't mean the kind of oil you make gas out of. These oils are distilled from plants and minerals and are often used in traditional herbal medicine. Many...
  11. Angela Knight

    Lecture Lesson 5: Point of View in Love scenes

    05 – Point of View in Love Scenes By Angela Knight Point of view is one of those concepts that gives newbies fits. One reason for this is that the effect of POV can be very subtle – so much so that most readers don’t notice it at all, so new writers don’t understand its importance. There’s...