Show Don’t Tell: The Bad Writing Advice That Sounds Good
Show Don’t Tell: The Bad Writing Advice That Sounds Good

Show Don’t Tell: The Bad Writing Advice That Sounds Good

If you’ve been a writer for more than say, an hour, you’ve already received numerous pieces of advice on how to do it. And while a lot of it may actually be good advice, there is undoubtably a great deal that is bad. Problem is, some of that bad advice may appear to be good. Even worse, some of that bad advice is widely accepted as good. “Show Don’t Tell” is one of those. It is one of the most pervasive pieces of bad advice masquerading as good out there. The problem isn’t that it’s necessarily bad advice, it’s that…

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