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Writer's Tip: Show, don't tell.
Show, don’t tell (SDT). It’s one of the few consistent pieces of advice that all writers have heard at one time or another. Even the most amateur of writers parrot it back, but knowing the phrase doesn’t necessarily mean that we understand it, or how to implement it.
So what does “Show, don’t tell.” really mean? SDT is the idea that instead of telling your readers what’s happening in a story, you show them. This seems like an abstract concept to most of us, but what it boils down to is this: using words to give your readers an idea without having to directly state it. There are many ways good writers do this. It can be as simple as adding a scene for when your character walks down the street to the corner market rather than saying “she went to the store.” but it can also be as complicated as weaving subtext into dialogue and editing entire character personalities to prove a point down the line. I want to look at two example
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WillowLightfoot Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you for the watch!!! :iconcuteplz:
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oliepop Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
no problemo :P
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tubbie11 Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thanks for the watch!!!!! :hug:
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oliepop Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
no problem :meow:
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nicolasammarco Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012  Professional Filmographer
Thanks very much for the watch!
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oliepop Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
no problem :meow:
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Britt315 Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2012  Professional
Thanks very much for the watch!
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oliepop Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
No problem
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Emzeeverse Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
tnx for the watch bro CX
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oliepop Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
No problemom home dog :P
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