A Show and Tell show and tell

by Suw on June 29, 2010

“Show, don’t tell” is one of the most common axioms in writing these days. Whilst it’s useful to question whether you are engaging in ‘telling’ when you could more effectively ‘show’, it’s also important not to end up tying yourself into knots trying to show what would be better told.

Rather than elaborate on the point myself, I just want to share a few great links from people who have thought it through much more deeply than I have:

There, that should keep you busy for a moment or two.

Thanks to Vince for the links!

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