Is there a writer in the world who hasn’t been told “don’t tell, show!”
Using a shared lunch between Mike and Megan, Kristen makes it totally clear what the difference is between showing and telling.
Even more, by the time you read her examples you’ll not only understand the difference, but you’ll actually see why showing is so much more powerful than telling.
Sure, there are times when telling makes more sense, but not as often as you might think. Make an effort to turn change as much of your writing as you can from telling to showing.
How do you double check yourself to make sure you’re showing as often as possible?
What’s your favorite freelance writing tip?
Write well and often,