Tag: narrative perspective


Articles / On Writing

Let’s Talk about Sex and Perspective   There are manifold ways in which a sex scene can go wrong. Hello, disembodied motion, I’m looking at you! It can become unbalanced by focusing on one aspect too much. When readers and editors start complaining about robotic scenes this is the problem. It may be unrealistic (Welcome to the Virgin Extreme Sex Olympics!) or rushed (It’s over?...

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Articles / On Writing

Quick Tip: Characters Aren’t Mind Readers   Back in December, Diva Lauren wrote a quick tip on how readers aren’t mind readers. Well, today, we’re going to take that a step further and discuss how characters aren’t mind reader either. 🙂 This article is for those of you who are writing in the perspective of a character instead of an omniscient narrator. There’s a part of every...

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