By: Linda Clare
Writers often feel uncomfortable writing in the first person "I" voice. Some English teacher from long ago taught them not to litter a page with the word "I." But there are ways to keep these "I"s minimal--and using DEEP POVwill help.
Writing Tip for Today: What is DEEP POV and how do you use it? Whether you write in first person or third person, deep POV brings the camera closer and lets your reader feel a part of the character's experience. Here are three simple steps to DEEP POV:
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