Is it perspective or point of view?

Driving into town one day last summer I saw the pale moon hanging low on the horizon. I had to check the calendar later to learn it was a “waxing half moon”. Then, after midnight on Christmas Eve, while returning home from a late candlelight service at our church I saw the half moon again.Continue reading “Is it perspective or point of view?”

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How does perspective affect mood in a novel?

. The word perspective has several synonyms including perception, angle, outlook, and viewpoint. Granted, each of them carries a slightly different nuance, but how often do we consider the importance of that when deciding which point of view to use in our stories? After we decide on the main characters, there is always the questionContinue reading “How does perspective affect mood in a novel?”