The proper narrator will draw the reader after him, Pied Piper-like, while the wrong narrator is to the reader what Deet is to a mosquito.
Here's my latest article at the Writing for Children site at BellaOnline.com:POV--Who's Interpreting EventsThanks to the reader who asked about POV. I'll discuss different types of POV and how to learn to stay in POV in future articles.
POV stands for point of view. Who is telling the story? Whose eyes are we looking through?
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April 19 2008 Writing for Children Newsletter
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