Get to Grips with Point of View

How do you choose the best point of view for the story you want to write? When you've chosen one, how do you stick to it and fix it when it goes wrong? If these questions have you puzzled, our new course will teach you the essentials of point of view. Enrol today and this course in six lessons is yours for a year. 

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What this course will do for you

If point of view, or POV, is a mystery to you, our course will change all that. Or, if you're pretty sure you've got the hang of it but still find it goes wrong, this course will set you straight. And if you're fully confident about choosing and controlling point of view in your writing you can stop reading right now. Have look at our other courses, and we'll see you again soon.

We've made the course in six lessons to follow at your own pace in the comfort of your own home. You can do it all at once in a day, or spread it out. Plus you can go back and watch it again. It'll be yours for a year, so there's no pressure.

In this course we show you:

  • The four main points of view that every writer needs to know
  • How the four POV types differ
  • How to choose the best POV for your story
  • What to do when POV goes wrong
  • Exercises to practice each point of view, so you really 'get it'

All you need to follow this course is your laptop, a notebook and pen, a quiet room and some undisturbed time to yourself. Our expert tutors, Kath Morgan and Jane Moss of The Writing Retreat, will supply the rest.

Access anywhere

You can enjoy the course in the comfort of your or take your laptop to a favourite place, somewhere peaceful where you won't be disturbed. It doesn't matter where you are as long you can focus and get the most from the course.

Access at anytime

Are you an early bird or a night owl, busy all day and out in the evenings? The beauty of this online course is that you can do it at a time that suits you, whether in one full day or at your own pace. Once you purchase it, it's yours for a year! 

Ready to Get to Grips with Point of View?

When you enrol you will have immediate access to the course for a whole year. You can complete in just one day, or roll it out lesson by lesson, as it suits you. Once you've completed it, we promise point of view won't be a mystery any more. You'll be able to choose it, control it, and fix it. 

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Who is this course for?

If point of view mystifies you, or if you've heard of it but aren't sure how it works, then this course is for you. Maybe you've been writing for some time but still find point of view can trip you up. Or, you may have a great story idea but are uncertain which character's POV will serve it best. This course will help you become fully clear about the four main points of view, how they work, and how to control them. 

Once you've got to grips with point of view, you'll never be confused about it again. This course will make the difference between you tearing up your draft and chucking it in the bin, and feeling confident enough to complete it. 

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Try this free taster on us

This course will help you to Get to Grips with Point of View once and for all. As a little taster, here's a quick exercise to see if you can spot a slip in point of view. Give it a try and see how you get on. You'll learn much more about this when you do the full course. 

Taster