If you missed part one, find it here: “Point of View (POV) #1: Conventions” Structuring POV The number of POVs used in a story is limited only by the number of scenes and/or characters. Many novels tell the entire story from one POV. Others might use dozens. However, the more POVs used, the more challenging … Continue reading Point of View (POV) #2: Structuring
Homonyms with Harmony, Part 3–The Origins of Homonyms
This post explores the origins of homonyms—words spelt and pronounced the same but with different meanings. We’ll discover how we use them in everyday writing and speech. Read on to discover the history behind the fascinating use of homonyms in the English language.
Point of View (POV) #1: Conventions
I keep seeing primers on finessing Point of View in fiction-writing, but frankly most really miss what it is, instead talking about choosing verb tenses, who is narrating (not a limiter), or having a slant without limiting it to a particular character(s). I’m also getting feedback that readers are liking how I use examples, so … Continue reading Point of View (POV) #1: Conventions
Homonyms with Harmony, Part 2–American and British English Conventions
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Hi SErs! It's a day of Harmony here at Story Empire 🙂 Today, as promised in Homonyms with Harmony Part 1--Introduction, I'd like to share with you some common differences between US and UK spellings as well as word usage. And, as this is Admin Professional's Day, what better time than to … Continue reading Homonyms with Harmony, Part 2–American and British English Conventions
Story Verbing Part 2
Greetings, Story Empire mavens! Today’s post is the second half of Story Verbing. If you missed Part 1, find it here: https://storyempire.com/2023/03/08/22923/. We’ll build on some of the examples in the first part. Sure, choosing the best verbs sounds simple, but you might be impressed with the possibilities. Smash that comment button and let me … Continue reading Story Verbing Part 2
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