Show Don't Tell

Show Don't Tell

Author: Sarah Theus

To learn the basics of "show don't tell" when writing narratives.

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Why show?

When writers "show" the action instead of just "telling" the reader what is happening, the writing becomes richer. The reader feels involved in the narrative and reading turns into a sensory experience. Painting a vivid picture with your writing is essential.


Here are some examples of showing instead of telling when writing.

Show me, don't tell me.

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