Perspective & Point of View
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Perspective & Point of View

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Discover the perfect point of view for your story

ABOUT THIS MINI-CLASS

First-person, second-person, or third-person? Close or far? The goal of this mini-class is to help writers discover the perfect point of view for telling a story.  

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

Lesson 1: The Basics​
  • What Is Point of View?
  • Define the Perspectives​
Lesson 2: The Decision​
  • Why Different Stories Require Different Perspectives.
  • Examples
  • Considerations for Each POV​
Lesson 3: Minding the Gaps; Using the Gaps in Perspective to Create Tension, Humor & Emotion
  • Gap 1: Audience
  • Gap 2: Time
  • Gap 3: Knowledge

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR

dashka
Dashka Slater is the author of nine children’s books. Her wildly popular Escargot picture book series uses both the first and second person, while her award-winning picture book The Antlered Ship which has been translated into a dozen languages, uses the third person. She has been teaching picture book writing classes online and in person since 2006.