When It’s Better to Tell Than Show
It’s not uncommon to visit a writer’s message board and see a new writer accuse a published writer of breaking “Show Don’t Tell.” It usually comes across as, “I caught him telling!” The problem is that it’s not a black and white issue. There are times when it’s appropriate–and even better–to use telling. IOP describes 5 Situations Where It’s Better to Tell Than Show.
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