S21E6 – Point of View: Third- or First-Person?

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By Ley Esses, Leigh Hull, and AspenHouse Publishing. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

There is no real wrong answer to whether you should choose first or third person when deciding on the narrative perspective. However, there are some things you should consider as you decide, such as the genre, how much information you need revealed, the main character(s), and the connection you want developed with the reader.

In this episode, Leigh and Ley debate the uses and problems with both main perspective styles to help you make the decision on your own.

First aired April 19, 2021.

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