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Show & Tell (Not "Show Don't Tell," because that's just stupid)

“Show don’t tell” is one of the most common pieces of writing advice. It’s also stupid. Catchy, but stupid. If you tried to write a novel only showing, never telling, you would… Well, basically, you’d have Ulysses, by James Joyce. 1,055 more words

Writing And Editing

Show and Tell

About a week ago, I had the opportunity of making a presentation to more than 300 banking professionals on industry guidelines. I’ve been in my current company for 17 years already and I’ve been an emcee and/or a moderator but never a speaker in a conference. 469 more words

Creative Projects

A Unique Show and Tell for School

A sample page of Helping in Action, an adventure based on Nick helping a baby lion in Africa, where he grew up.

Attention teachers and students!  163 more words

Helping In Action - Book

Closer to Home

…and what’s been going on here at this old house. I’ll start with the latest and work back.

We switched out our old fireplace insert for a new one with no brass and a larger window, quieter fan and more efficiency. 415 more words


Twit twoo

Last week during show and tell we met a small family of owls. We learnt a lot of facts about owls too. I wonder which questions would you like to ask our resident owl expert?

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Growing up

We saw some lovely baby photos and tiny baby clothes during show and tell today. What did you look like when you were a baby? How have you changed?

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Wonky Basket Quilt finished!

I love this quilt.  I can’t tell you where I got the idea – I just vaguely remember seeing someone online working on a basket quilt something like this and I was off and running. 114 more words

Show And Tell