Making Sense of ‘Show, Don’t Tell’
Transform Your Fiction 3 (ebook)This fiction-editing guide shows authors and editors how to recognize shown and told prose, and avoid unnecessary exposition.
You'll learn how to identify stylistic problems and craft solutions that weave showing and telling together, and understand why there's no place for 'don't tell' in strong writing.
The guide explores the following:
- Shown and told prose in different scenarios
- The relevance of viewpoint
- When exposition serves story and deepens character
- Tools that help writers show