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Showing vs. Telling

March 29, 2015

Sometimes I find this easy to do, but mostly I feel like I’m confusing the reader more than helping.

A Writer's Path


If there was one piece of writing advice I disliked most as a new writer, it certainly was “Show, don’t tell.” Initially, I had no idea what it meant. Self-help writing blogs often toss this phrase around without examples. I even had a critique done on my writing once, and the person critiquing said this phrase several times but offered no help on what showing actually meant.

Finally, I stumbled upon a quote that changed my outlook on writing forever.

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