Which POV Should Your Use For Your Mystery Novel? [Mystery Month]


Here is another helpful post from Rachel Poli’s blog on which POV to use for a mystery novel

Rachel Poli

It seems easy to answer the question, “Which POV should I use for my novel?” However, there’s a lot more to it than it seems.

The point of view of a story is who the narrator is, whether it’s a third person, the protagonist, a side character, or even you yourself (though that’s uncommon). Just like choosing the right character to be your protagonist, you want the right character to be your narrator, to show your readers around the story.

When it comes to writing mystery novels, the POV is super important. In my opinion, I believe there are some points of view that are suited better for mystery novels than others.

Choosing the right POV in mystery novelsFirst Person

First person point of view is when someone is telling you their story. The story is told from the “I” and “me” point of view.

I find this is a great method of telling a mystery…

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