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    New Fish; Learning About Thick Skin YomikoTheWriter's Avatar
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    Show Don't Tell Help

    So I've gotten better at showing when I do my work but it still feels bad. Can someone give me a site about to improve my showing when I write a story or give me an example. I want it to be better.

    Please and Thank you

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    There are many threads about this particular subject right here on AW. Here are just a couple:

    http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?t=248510

    http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?t=213219

    And a blog post by an AW member about the subject.
    Write. Edit. Rinse, repeat.

    Edit with your head, write with your heart.


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    New Fish; Learning About Thick Skin YomikoTheWriter's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by L. Y. View Post
    There are many threads about this particular subject right here on AW. Here are just a couple:

    http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?t=248510

    http://absolutewrite.com/forums/showthread.php?t=213219

    And a blog post by an AW member about the subject.
    Thanks so much ^_^

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    On that note, which sounds better?

    "It was raining"

    or

    "She stared into the darkness as another flash of lightning lit up the sky, her vision obscured by the raindrops hitting the window pane."

    Bad example, I know, but it gets the point across.

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    Great links, L.Y!

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