Thursday, March 18, 2010

A nice 'show, don't tell' tip

Kathy Temean's blog has 7 tips for writers trying to show, not tell.

I particularly liked No. 6:

6. Search for “was” in your document. While “was” isn’t always used in telling situations, it is 80% of the time.

Check out the whole list.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...


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