I thought this might interest those who have just started out writing and those who need a reminder…like me.
A while ago I wrote a post asking you lovely bloggers for advice on how to stop using He, She, Character Name as sentence starters. I am so overwhelmed by the level of guidance and support I received from that post. To check out all the incredibly helpful comments click here.
As promised, I’ve collated the information and have put together a brief list of the advice I received. These tips are game changers.
Use Deep POV – Anna Kaling Author
One sure way to avoid using too many pronouns is to write from a deep point of view. Rather than acting as a distant narrator, write as if you are feeling and seeing through the eyes and body of your character. Here is the brilliant example of this used by Anna Kaling in my comments section –
Jane listened to Andrew drone on about his day…
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