iUniverse Publishing’s How-To Guide: ‘Show, Don’t Tell’

Technique of WritingMost authors have heard of the ‘show, don’t tell’ technique of writing. It’s on the agenda of most basic creative writing courses. Although this technique sounds simple enough, it can be difficult to master. To help you get to grips with this powerful technique, iUniverse Publishing has provided you an easy guide to showing, not telling.

Why is showing important?

Showing invites the reader to follow the author into the scene; to see, feel and experience the story, making your writing much more interesting, and more effective at making a point.

Here’s a simple example to demonstrate.


Posted on May 31, 2013, in iUniverse, iUniverse Writer's Tip and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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