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Method Acting For Writers: Learn Deep Point Of View Using Emotional Layers

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Are you struggling with writing characters readers care about? Critique partners, editors or agents saying you need to write vivid emotions? Do you want to write deep scenes and emotional arcs into your stories to keep readers engaged and turning the pages?

Writing deep point of view is like handing your reader a virtual reality headset; it’s dynamic, visceral, and immedia
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Kindle Edition, 256 pages
Published July 3rd 2018
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Shirley Abeel
Aug 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I have several books on writing "Deep Point of View (POV). But this is the one I'd been searching for. This book not only explains in depth what Deep POV is but gives the how to and when by adding expansive examples. It was very well written by an author and someone who writes and is published. I highly recommend this book to any writer who strives to take their writing to the next level.
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Oct 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing
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This short but excellent book was everything that I’ve needed as a struggling advocate of deep POV. I’d attempted to go deep a few times over recent years and tried to use guidance in online articles. Sometimes my writing felt as though it was getting deeper, other times it felt like another failed attempt.

Now, at last, I have a convenient guide on my desk. And as I was reading her book, I was writing another short story, and, with Lisa Hall-Wilson’s guidance, phrases traced salt-r
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Andy Evans
Aug 11, 2018 rated it really liked it
Highly recommend

This book offers a wealth of information for anyone wanting to write in deep point of view. Author intrusion can be a subtle, but this book has helped me to be more aware. I'd like more information on emotional layering (hence four stars not five) and will be subscribing to the author's newsletter in hope of finding more info there. Thanks for the book.
Tim Swezey
Feb 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Just what I was looking for.
Jon Stonecash
Feb 15, 2019 rated it really liked it
Tightly focused book on close point of view. Filled with specific advice with very little fluff.

This goes on the pile of books to read again (and again).
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Lisa Hall-Wilson is a writing teacher and an award-winning author and journalist. She loves to get geeky about deep point of view and writes historical and historical fantasy fiction. Her stories often feature Canadian landscapes and blend her love of history, fantasy, romance, and faith.