S39E8 – Starting Sentences Without Using the MC’s Pronoun

If you’ve been writing for any length of time, you may have noticed a habit that is easy to fall into. From new to experienced writers, all of us have accidentally started sentences using the main character’s pronoun one too many times. There will be times, of course, where that is the best avenue. However, if you continue to use the same words and pattern to start each sentence, it begins to feel like a play-by-play rather than a detailed story.

Listen to this episode for tips and tricks on how to avoid starting each sentence with your MC’s name or pronoun.

First aired January 26, 2023.

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