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You Don’t Have to “Write What You Know” or “Show-Don’t-Tell”

But before you don’t, at least know what the rules really mean

[Pre-Edited] Photo by Katrin Hauf on Unsplash

No one hates writing rules more than the newer writers who feel forced to follow them, and the two most angering — and often misunderstood — rules are “Write what you know” and “Show, don’t tell.”

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Kristen Tsetsi

Kristen Tsetsi

Author of the post-Roe v. Wade novel THE AGE OF THE CHILD. “Read it. Make your friends read it.” — Haley Boehning