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Laying the Myth of Show and Tell

Show-don’t-tell isn’t a rule, it isn’t a law, it isn’t even good advice much of the time

Imagine being told: You must wear a thick fur coat when you go outside. This rule holds regardless of where you are. If it’s midwinter and you’re in Alaska, you’re in luck, it’s good advice. If it’s midsummer and you’re in sub-Saharan Africa, then beware of…

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Penny Grubb

An award-winning crime novelist & long-time amateur poultry keeper, who specialised in teaching methods, healthcare & software engineering as an academic.