I’ve written six novels now. My preferred method of writing is using multiple POVs (point of views) to tell my story, meaning I have a few characters who take turns being the narrator. Five of my books use multiple POVs. One is told from a single narrator.
Today I want to give you 7 tips I’ve learned about writing multiple POVs.
1. Use as few POV characters as you can
Use preferably less than five per book.
More than five is hard to follow as a reader. My Citizens of Logan Pond trilogy has four, and it’s working out well.
2. Each POV character should have a reason for being a POV character
Ask yourself a few questions: