Don’t Show, Tell

Flipping old writing advice on its head for a dramatic effect

Gina Denny
In Omnia Paratus: Life Is Short. Write Well.

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Late in season two of Gilmore Girls, Rory and Jess clearly are infatuated with each other. The problem? Well, there are many.

Rory has a boyfriend.
Rory’s mother doesn’t approve of Jess.
Jess’s uncle/guardian doesn’t want Jess dating at all right now.
The entire town is watching and judging.
Jess is a Bad Boy.

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Gina Denny
In Omnia Paratus: Life Is Short. Write Well.

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