As writers, showing verses telling is a tricky one to learn. We will be running a three-part series of featured articles on this topic.
Here is article one.
One of the struggles that comes with writing is when a character feels vulnerable and so tries to hide their emotions as a result. Fear of emotional pain, a lack of trust in others, instinct, or protecting one’s reputation are all reasons he or she might repress what’s going on inside them. After all, people do this in real life, and so it makes sense that our characters will too. Protecting oneself from feeling exposed is as normal as it gets. – See more.
Kelly and Nancy