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Fiction writing: understanding the importance of “show, don’t tell.”

The goal of a fiction writer is to bring a story to life so the reader will live the story rather than being told the story. Showing the story rather than telling the story makes all the difference. For example, … Continue reading

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Fiction Alive!

If it’s Monday, the category on Before You Write is writing fiction. The topic is Show vs. Tell.  New fiction writers who understand and employ the fiction technique of show vs. tell get the attention in contests or when they … Continue reading

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