Showing vs. Telling

Love the quotes in this post…and showing not telling is something I’ve had to grapple with, as one (ouch) poetry rejection letter made clear.

A Writer's Path

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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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About morgancnicholswriter

Writer, content creator/copywriter, poet, novelist, workshop facilitator
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