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First or third. First or third.
Choosing the POV for a novel is as vital as choosing the, well, the plot, the main character, the story arc, and so on. POV is one of the basic building blocks of a story. Many of the new adult romance novels are written in first-person, but yet the great tradition of romance writing is rooted in the third-person POV. Which is better?
As an example, here’s an excerpt from my upcoming novel CAUGHT UP IN YOU. Here’s the snippet in first person.