Recording of the How to Nail Writing Multiple POVs and Timelines Course
One of the biggest reasons that agents and editors turn down dual or multiple POV/timeline novels is because they connect with one POV/timeline more than the other.
How can you ensure that if you're working on this kind of structure, that both/all of the POVs/timelines are equally compelling? How do you balance them, keeping the reader wanting more of each, while ensuring that the pacing doesn't fall flat?
Also, how do you ensure that the narratives feel entwined rather than completely separate stories? And should your novel even be structured this way in the first place?