No Ping Pong Here: Dual Points of View in The Black Hour

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Tackling more than one point of view is a difficult thing to do well, for any author. It’s especially difficult for a debut author. And when the points of view are of opposite genders… well, let’s just say that a first-time novelist might be biting off more than she can chew, getting in over her head, or [insert other cliche here]. You get the point. Deb Lori Rader-Day took on…


Craft Week: Giving Your Story the “Right” Point of View

Monday, May 5, 2014

Welcome to Craft Week at The Debutante Ball! No, put your potholder bands and knitting needles away—this is the writing craft we’re talking about, the best craft there is, because what you’re making is BOOKS. Class, I’d like to talk to you about point of view. No GROANING now. Point of view isn’t just about whether or not your story is told from the first person “I” or the third…