• Show, Don’t Tell Writing Tips

    Showing versus telling. It’s a phrase used countless times in the writing world, yet we all fall victim to it.  In simplest terms, the goal is to allow the reader to step inside the character’s life. You know the cliche, walk a mile in someone else’s shoes? I don’t want to walk in their shoes. I want to be inside the character’s mind. I want to be living their life. Feeling the emotions they have, understanding the relationships they do or don’t have, knowing the environment they wake up in every day. Allow the reader to feel their surroundings as they would. What do they see, smell, taste, hear, and…