What’s a McDonald’s? Handling Exposition when you have to Tell Instead of Show. — The Home of Alex Raizman

I love this–just when you think you’ve read enough about “show, don’t tell,” something like this comes along…I’m a sucker for concrete examples.

One of the first pieces of advice most writers have beaten into them is “Show don’t tell.” The reason this advice is hammered home so hard is because it is, in fact, good advice. The story is almost always better when you show something, rather than when you tell it. It immerses the reader more […]

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