Telling or Showing?

For writers it is important to develop the skill of showing versus telling. This article provides some helpful tips.

Telling vs. showing has always been one of the great debates of modern fiction writing. Telling an emotion feels detached and impersonal, and keeps the reader at arms length, by not sharing the emotion with them.

To draw your readers into the new world, to make them feel what the characters feel is the goal of every great story teller. When that technique is combined with deep POV where the character speaks to her own fears, it serves to propel stories to the top of the charts. Learn more.

Kelly and Nancy

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