Omniscient point of view is often considered old-fashioned, but it offers flexibility and options that you don’t have with the other POVs. While it’s probably the most challenging, you might find that it’s the best vehicle for your story. Why not experiment with this versatile story tool?
To get the most from hiring an editor, you’ll want to tackle certain tasks before you pass on your manuscript. There are plenty of steps you can take to improve your story so that your editor can focus on deeper issues and help you tell a great story.
Leslie & Alyssa critique the opening of Terry Marchion’s The Missing Yesterdays, an MG/YA novella. They discuss specificity of detail and verbs, rising tension, worldbuilding and applying humor.