TRRW June Meeting

Deep Point of View by Madeline Hunter – To thoroughly immerse your readers into your story, you first need to connect emotionally to them at the deepest level possible. Readers want to journey with your characters. This can happen if you develop characters whose own depth is accessible to readers. Their minds, hearts and souls are revealed when the story goes into their heads, or point of view. Find the tools you need to not just entertain readers, but to bring them along on the heartfelt rides of your characters by developing skills in writing in deep point of view, a method of making the barrier between reader and character porous. New York Times bestselling author, Madeline Hunter will show you the steps to effectively breathe emotional life into your story and characters with DEEP POV, in way readers will not soon forget. Create your next story strategy with Madeline’s new talk and bring your questions.


Learn the elements you need to make your story the best it can be:


  • What is DEEP POV, and why it matters.
  • How to write scenes that make your readers feel as if they are there.
  • How to describe emotions without naming them.
  • Closing the distance between reader and character.
  • Developing character voices.
  • Writing internal thinking and how that is different from internal dialogue.
  • How to incorporate backstory.
  • How to write only the important stuff.


Bio – Madeline Hunter’s first romance was published in June 2000.


Since then she has seen thirty-two historical romances and two novellas published, and her books translated into fourteen languages. Over six million of her books are in print. She is a seven-time RITA finalist, and two-time RITA winner. Thirty of her books have been on the USA Today bestseller list, and she has also had titles on the New York Times printed list, Publishers Weekly list, and the Waldenbooks paperback fiction list. She has received many starred reviews in Publishers Weekly, and Romantic Times has awarded thirty-one of her books 4 ½ stars. Madeline is a Ph.D. in Art History, and is a retired college professor. She currently lives in Pennsylvania where she enjoys spending time with her sons and grandchildren.


This live presentation will be held at the Sewickley Library from 10-12 am on Saturday June 22nd.

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