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How do you juggle different points of view in your novel? Editorial consultant Helen Corner-Bryant offers some guidelines

Q I want to write a novel from different points of view. How do I make them all sound different and still make the novel seem consistent, without making it seem like different stories tacked together?

AThere are no set rules with Point of View (POV) – it comes down to personal preference and what most suits your story and the genre. However, there are some guidelines and pros and cons to consider.

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In this month's issue, we show you ten ways to improve your writing right now, and look at how to impress an editor and get your feature articles accepted. This month's star interview is crime bestseller and Rizzoli and Isles creator Tess Gerritsen, who opens her casebook to discuss murder, medicine and false memory. When you've polished your work and got it ready to submit, check out the Writers' News pages – packed with opportunities to get into print and competitions to enter, with £54,762 in writing prizes to be won.

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