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Show, Don't Tell - Part Three

In previous posts on “Show, Don’t Tell,” I explained how to bring scenes to life with the “showing” method. Here is post #1, and… 1,197 more words


The three main plot points.

Plot points take the main character’s understanding of the conflict and how to deal with it and changes it.
It brings the character new information and propels the story along a new road. 1,119 more words


Critique Group - The Ogre Wars

Not yet, Mary, but send it to our group, and we’ll do what we can to make it practically perfect.

Don’t forget the critiquing guidelines… 1,070 more words


Writer's Resource

While researching one of my favorite characters, Miss Phyrne Fisher, I came across the website for the company that publishes the books. Allen and Unwin which is located in Australia. 38 more words


Show, Don't Tell - Part Two

In my previous writing tip, I began a discussion of a concept called “Show, Don’t Tell” in which I explained how this writing method creates vivid pictures and provokes readers to conclude “telling” adjectives. 447 more words


Critique Group - A Light in the Dark

See we don’t have straw for brains, we can be great editors. Let’s do it!

Don’t forget the critiquing guidelines. All you have to do is post a comment about the submission below. 1,120 more words


Show, Don't Tell - Part One

Many aspiring writers hear this phrase often – “Show, don’t tell,” and rightly so. It is one of the most important, perhaps the most important lesson we learn. 753 more words