Narrative Modes in Fiction
I came across this article by Editor Beth Hill. It struck me immediately because I know there are a lot of writers out there who don’t understand the basic building blocks of writing a story. I see it all the time in the slush pile at Every Day Fiction. If you’ve ever asked yourself, ‘ What is POV? What is too much telling? What is tense? What is exposition?’ etc… This is the article for you.
This is an excellent article on the building blocks of storytelling: a superb informational piece for beginners and a nice refresher for the old salts…
What is narrative mode and what are the different narrative modes in fiction? An introduction to the methods used to present story and plot in fiction.