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Show Don’t Tell: What Does It Really Mean?

We hear this rule all the time, but do we understand it?

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Show don’t tell is one of those many rules we hear as authors when we’re trying to hone our craft. It goes along with the other rules of, write every day, and write what you know, or avoid adverbs guides, but like all of these rules, while we can understand them to a certain degree, it can be hard…




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Mason Sabre

Mason Sabre

Mason is an author and a teacher. He loves to write and read and will always be a life-long learner.

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