Show, don't tell. This age-old adage is a well deployed technique of creative literature. Wikipedia explains it well: When applying “show, don’t tell”, the

Show, don't tell. This age-old adage is a well deployed technique of creative literature. Wikipedia explains it well: When applying “show, don’t tell”, the

One thing you should be trying to do with your style is to write actively rather than passively.  Passive voice slows the action, deadens the emotions and distances the reader from the action. But what is it? I hear you ask.  Well, consider these sentences:

One thing you should be trying to do with your style is to write actively rather than passively. Passive voice slows the action, deadens the emotions and distances the reader from the action. But what is it? I hear you ask. Well, consider these sentences:

There’s a famous saying in the world of writing that you need to be able to “kill your darlings”. What’s that all about? And what “darlings” should you be

There’s a famous saying in the world of writing that you need to be able to “kill your darlings”. What’s that all about? And what “darlings” should you be

One of the key concepts any writer needs to understand is “Show, don’t tell”. If you haven’t already read our explanation of this, check it out here. For m

One of the key concepts any writer needs to understand is “Show, don’t tell”. If you haven’t already read our explanation of this, check it out here. For m

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