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June 26 2008 Fiction Writing Newsletter


I watched a movie the other day that really had an excellent example of how to use "showing" to bring the audience (in this case) into the story. It was cleverly and subtly done, and I thought it helped to demonstrate the technique of showing, rather than telling, very well.

Here's the article that describes it:

Showing versus telling - some examples

"Show donít tell" is a very common piece of advice given to writers of all levels, but it can be difficult for beginner writers to grasp this concept when they first start out.

http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art47547.asp

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