Answering the question: Why do you use third person limited so much?
Some writers, especially new ones, are wary of being “branded” by a label that excludes her from one market or the other. To them, my advice is write LOTS.
An interview between Karin Kallmaker and the Golden Crown Literary Society, 2004
I refuse to be goaded into setting aside my positive choice and agenda about my lesbian identity and community in order to support hers.
The L-Word was never my cup of tea, but there’s lots of tea out there and we don’t all have to like the same tea.
More than a decade of covers from Karin’s Naiad Press years.
If you would like your book treated professionally, then you need to present it professionally.
There is one thing to consider: just starting a book puts you in an elite group of people. And finishing makes you rarer still.