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Thursday, February 2, 2012

Make Your Settings Sing

A great article about showing instead of telling in fiction writing.

The writing world is cyclic, just like everything else. Right now, the cautionary phrase on the tip of every critique partner’s tongue is show don’t tell. They’re right, of course. Showing draws the reader deeper into the story, and adds an immediacy to the reading experience. But many well-meaning crit partners often label narrative or exposition as telling.  

Read the rest: Make Your Settings Sing

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