As you may know, I’m about to publish Runaway Smile, my first children’s book. Which makes this excellent post by DianeRobinson, author of the Sir Princess Petra award-winning series particularly interesting to me. Enjoy!
Point Of View In Writing For Children
Illustrations by Samantha Kickingbird
Point of view, or viewpoint, can be a confusing aspect of writing for many writers at the best of times. In writing for children, there are some stricter rules on the subject.
There are several different viewpoint techniques in writing, but in writing for children, the viewpoints that are acceptable in modern writing are limited to a few and the viewpoint in writing for younger children is always limited to only one character’s point of view.
Children relate to the point of view character in the story, so making it clear who is telling the story at the beginning of your story…
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