Are You a POV Snob?

All about POV snobbery by Mae Clair on Story Empre today.

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Happy January, SEers! Mae here, with my first post of the New Year, and I’m glad to have you with me. To kick off 2019, I’d like to pose a question.

Bald man with snobbish expressionAre you a POV Snob?

I was (please note the past tense before you round up pitchforks and torches).

Shameful, I know. It’s hard to admit, but there was a time I steered clear of anything written in first person POV or present tense. And God forbid an author wrote in first person and present. Horrors!

Back in the day before ebooks, I loved visiting my local brick-and-mortar bookstore. First, I’d seek out the section for my preferred genre, then look for anything new from my favorite authors. After that, I browsed by book cover and title. I’m one of those readers who does judge a book by its cover, which is why first impressions are important.

If the…

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