Literary pet peeves

Kathryn Andersen kat_lists at katspace.com
Mon Feb 10 05:00:17 EST 2003


On Sun, Feb 09, 2003 at 07:49:02PM -0000, Dorian E. Gray wrote:
> Margaret said...
> > My husband's is the point-of-view switch in mid-paragraph. I believe he
> > still treasures a copy of a particularly crummy novel in which the
> > author managed to switch point of view in mid-*sentence*.
> 
> Those drive me nuts too, though I don't think I've seen many of them in
> published novels.  Lots and *lots* on the workshop. :-)

Oh, they annoy me too.  I see it a fair bit in fanfic.  I think I am
more annoyed by PoV switches than I used to be.

Kathryn Andersen
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