A friend and I were recently reading the same fantasy story (which shall go unnamed, since I don't want to single out the author; many people, myself included, have been guilty of head-hopping at one point or another). When I commented that I didn't like the writing style due to its frequent head-hopping, he said … Continue reading Why Head Hopping Can Hurt Your Story
One of the pieces of advice modern writers are regularly given is to avoid “Head-Hopping,” or changing the point of view in the middle of a scene. The idea is that, once you pick a character, you side with the character all the way through until the scene break. Here’s what you’re trying to avoid: … Continue reading But They Got Away with Head-Hopping?