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Show, Don’t Tell

Reveal to improve your writing

I remember once watching an impressionist on television, who apparently had so little confidence in his ability to project an accurate representation of his subjects, he felt obliged to tell his audience whom he was ‘doing’. It went a bit like this:

Oh, hello. Basil Fawlty here…



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Joseph Yossarian

Freelance writer and blogger from the north-east coast of England, specialising in true crime, childhood memories and whatever takes my fancy.