Writing: Showing vs. Telling – By Karen Cioffi…

On Writers on the Move:

Yeah, yeah, yeah . . . we’ve all heard of, or read about the showing and telling aspect of writing: you must show, not tell.

But there are those out there just beginning a writing career and may be uncertain as to the importance of this writing strategy.

Well, it’s important.

While there must be some amount of exposition in your story, it should be limited. Work to keep it short and sweet. And, be sure not to use information dump.

But, what exactly does it mean to show rather than tell in your writing?

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