Cec Murphy is running a series on points of view in writing.
Point of View (POV) can be difficult to grasp; it often takes writers a long time to understand. I’ll explain each of the four points of view.
First person means you write the story from the “I” viewpoint. When constructed well, this brings about a personal connection with the narrator. Many detective and private-eye novels thrust the narrator into the middle of the action. Readers can identify with and become the “I” who solves the problem. Learn more.