If you answered yes to all or most of the above questions then the author did his or her job. How did he do it? He used deep point of view. Deep POV is achieved when the writer so fully immerses the reader into the character’s head and heart that the writer virtually disappears, drawing the reader deeper into the story.
In this book, you'll learn about the different kinds of POV, choosing the right POV for your scene, when, how, and why to shift POV, how to achieve deep point of view, and more.
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Learn how to use description to achieve deep point of view and to create stories and characters readers will remember long after the last page is turned.
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Hairstylist Azalea March is looking forward to a wild weekend with her friends at a Las Vegas hair show. On the first morning of the show Dhane, a dynamic celebrity of the hair styling world, is found dead. Turns out Azalea’s friend, Vivian, not only knew Dhane but the tale she weaves of how they met is faker than a showgirl’s ah… assets. When Vivian confesses to the murder and is arrested, Azalea knows there’s no way she could have done it and suspects Vivian may be trying to protect someone. But who?
Azalea has to convince Alex, the sexy detective from her past, to help her prove Vivian’s innocence and comb through clues more twisted than a spiral perm. But the truth is stranger than anything found on the Las Vegas Strip and proving Vivian’s innocence turns out to be more difficult than transforming a brunette into a blond.
Keywords: female sleuth, cozy mystery, love triangle, amateur sleuth, action adventure, funny, humorous, female protagonist
Rush by Beth Yarnall
Four Times a Virgin by Suzi Love
In Love and War by Tara Mills
Love Match by Moriah Densley
Banished by Tamara Gill
Unlikely by Sylvie Fox
Finding Jordie by HJ Harley
Chasing Shadows by Erin Richards
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A Deep and Dark December
Pleasure at Home: Rush and Lush
Recovered Innocence: Vindicate, Atone, and Reclaim
The Misadventures of Maggie Mae: Wake Up Maggie, You’re Mine, Maggie, and Find Me Maggie
“Readers will love Beth Yarnall’s fresh voice and high quality writing.” —Jill Sorenson, author of Against the Wall
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Someone is killing the residents of San Rey.
Graham is the sixth generation Doran to become sheriff of the sleepy central California coastal town. As long as a Doran has been sheriff there’s been no crime in San Rey, and Graham is counting on that peace and quiet when he returns home after years as an LAPD detective. But when he’s called to the scene of the murder/suicide of an old friend, he sets into motion a series of events that rocks the tiny town, and the only way to catch a killer will be to face his own dark past.
Buried secrets must be told.
Erin December has always felt like an outsider in close-knit San Rey. She comes from a family with unusual psychic abilities, which makes her an outcast in the small town. She’s spent her entire life keeping her own ability a secret—until the day she loses control of the visions, and is forced to watch a brutal murder through the killer’s eyes. Erin becomes the key witness to the first murder the town has seen in sixty years. But to help find the killer, she’s forced to reveal her biggest secret to the last person she thought she could trust—Graham.
To stop a murderer with secrets he’s killing to protect.
The December’s aren’t the only ones in San Rey with psychic abilities. As Graham and Erin’s attraction grows so does the killer’s need to protect his own secrets, turning his power on Erin and her family. Graham will do anything to protect Erin. But how do you catch a murderer who has the power to kill with his mind?
Miyuki Price-Jones knows what sells—and sex sells. Host of a successful home shopping show, Mi has all eyes on her—including one very obsessed ex convict. The stronger his obsession grows the more danger Mi finds herself in.
When former Navy SEAL turned bodyguard, Lucas Vega, is charged with heading up her security, Mi realizes that she might need him for more than just protection. She’s drawn to the large, sexy, quiet man who guards her. As the heat between them intensifies, Lucas struggles to keep his feelings for Mi separate from his need to keep her safe.
Mi and Lucas search for a way to trust each other as her stalker closes in. With their lives on the line, can two people with such dark and damaged pasts let go and trust their hearts?
Keywords: billionaire, bodyguard, romantic suspense, thriller, action adventure
Billionaire businessman, Cal Sellers had the only woman he’s ever loved, but with one careless, arrogant act, he lost her. Now as she stands in his office begging for her old job back, he has no intention of losing her again—or hiring her. He has an altogether different position to offer her...
Lucy Monroe will do anything to protect her daughter and stay as far away from her vicious ex-husband as she can—even if it means marrying the no good, egotistical man who broke her heart, Cal Sellers.
Determined to make up for the past, Cal pulls out all the stops to woe and protect Lucy while showing her they can have more than a passionate marriage of convenience. But with her ex becoming dangerously violent, will Cal's love and security be enough to save them all?
Keywords: romantic suspense, wealthy, billionaire, secret baby, second chance romance, marriage of convenience, wedding
Writing romance and sex can be tricky. You’re not writing a how-to manual after all. In this book you’ll learn how to create sexual tension, how to write sex scenes, and how to plot a romance that will have readers staying up until the wee hours to finish and closing your novel on a happy sigh.
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