The Path to Show and Not Tell

I’ve been seeing some confusion about show and not tell amongst new writers. Again. I’m not a guru but here is how I learned it. Tell = To summarize dramatic events. To gloss overĀ  In affect, after you read it you may think, “Wow I wish I could have experienced that.” Show = Imagine aContinue reading “The Path to Show and Not Tell”

I’m not a writing guru but…

subs: 2 reject: o Damn, wish I had more rejections. Revised The Creative down to 5,943 words. Feels solid. The core, the meaning, of the story finally screamed out to me. In a few weeks I’ll give it a final run through and see if I still feel the same. Tomorrow I’ll start a newContinue reading “I’m not a writing guru but…”