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How I Learned About Point of View

Point of view did not come to me intuitively. Far from it. I wrote blithely and confidently for over a year without ever realizing my characters' POVs were hopping more than a frog in Calaveras County.
So I bought "Characters and Viewpoint" by the great writer Orson Scott Card (love his stuff). I read the book, but still didn't understand POV. I re-read and re-read it. Nothing sank in.
On the fifth reading the floodlights came on. Success! I finally understood how to stay in a character's point of view.
Then I heard about a thing called hot, deep first person POV.
Guess what? I got it right away.
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