When I say "filter," I mean phrases like "she watched," "he listened," that put the story in a character's perspective. But, if you've established a main character, these phrases become unnecessary, because everything in the book is through their POV. Example: Sally listened as her father told her about his days on the sea. She … Continue reading Filters
We've all got that book that made us like books. It's the first book we read on our own, outside of school, cover to cover, and between those magical pages, something clicked. Something inside bloomed and came alive and we knew we'd stumbled onto something incredible that we'd never forget.