Point of View and Voice with author and tutor Alice Jolly
Point of View seems to get writers in more of a tangle than any other technical issue. Alice Jolly explains how to get it right.
Date: Friday September 25
Time: 2.30 - 4.30pm
Do you know when you have changed view point? Why have you changed view point and are you sure you need to?
Whose story is it? Who speaks in your book and who does not?
Who has a voice and who is silenced?
Where does the reader make his / her emotional investment when reading your book?
Does it matter if we don’t like the main character in a book?
Does the main character always have to be the same as the narrator?
What is gained and what is lost when you have several different narrators in a novel?
There will be an opportunity to ask questions through the chat box and you should go away with plenty of tips for diagnosing problems, lots of tools for solving them, and a clear plan for how to set about perfecting your work.
Assistance to writers on low incomes and/or from communities under represented in publishing
We are offering a free place on each of our online tutorials and Q & A sessions for UK based writers on low incomes and/or from under represented communities in publishing.
Writers may apply for a free place on one of the sessions by contacting BPA with a short bio and a summary of their writing career to date.
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