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The Power of POV: The Best Perspective for Your Story

4 Mondays from 6:00pm-9:00pm (EST), starting June 20th
Online: Zoom
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Level: For Everyone
Adult (18+)
12 seats max

Have you struggled with point of view, perspective, and narration? If so, you're not alone! In this session, we'll define these important story elements, uncover how they impact your story, and review ways to use them to your advantage. We will take a deeper look at how point of view, perspective, and narration impact your story. We’ll focus on using POV as a framework for how your story will be told. We’ll review examples designed to help you choose the right narrative voice for your story. You’ll be able to practice these techniques right away with short writing prompts. 

This session is for fiction writers who want a deep dive into POV and narration as a framework for how your story will be told. We'll review excerpts from authors such as Sally Rooney, Weike Wang, Violet Kupersmith, and we'll set up guidelines designed to help you choose the right narrative voice and POV. You'll come away with a better understanding of these story elements, improve your story, and have fun too! 

Please note: Class does not meet July 4th.

Class Format

This class will take place using Zoom videoconferencing. About 15 minutes before your class is scheduled to begin, you'll receive an email from your instructor with a link to join the class meeting!

Scholarship Information

Thanks to the excellent literary citizenship of our donors, scholarships are available for all GrubStreet classes. To apply, click the gray "APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIP" button. In order to be considered for a scholarship, you must complete your application at least one week before the start date of a class. Please await our scholarship committee's decision before registering for the class. We cannot hold spots in classes, so the sooner you apply, the better. Scholarships cannot be applied retroactively.

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  • Reading Homework
  • Writing Homework


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