When it’s okay to tell instead of show

When it’s okay to tell instead of show

When it’s okay to tell instead of show in writing. Writers hear show don’t tell until it reaches a point where they are unsure what to do. But there are times when it’s a good idea. When is it okay? 5 Instances When You Need To Tell (And Not Show) To...
The Importance of Authenticity in Writing

The Importance of Authenticity in Writing

  When I write, I aim for as much authenticity as possible. To accomplish that goal, I spend a lot of time researching. It certainly slows down the writing process, but I believe it’s worth every lost night I’ve spent. In one of my reviews for The Chemist: A...
Believable Dialogue

Believable Dialogue

As writers, we often hear “Show Don’t Tell.” And what better way to do so than through realistic dialogue? By realistic I don’t mean the way most people speak, which sounds contradictory I know. But who wants to read the “umms” and “ers” that are used often in...