Alternately titled, To show, or not to show? On another note: yay for double negatives! And right in the title. I am breaking all the English teachers' rules today, aren't I? I've actually been meaning to tackle (not literally!) this subject for a while. Yes, it's a big deal for me, as a writer. But … Continue reading Show, Don’t Tell? Or Not?
Many people have probably run into this well-meaning piece of advice during their lifetime, writers or not. It was in all of my creative writing classes in school. On the surface, it's a good idea. It avoids any messy misconceptions or mistakes when writing people from a different background, and it still allows for wide … Continue reading Write What You Know?