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Writing advice: Show, don’t tell: or should you?

“Show, don’t tell” is one of the most common pieces of advice given about writing, but should you follow this advice? In fact, sometimes you should tell (and not show). Here are some of the reasons why: First, let’s look at what the phrase means. ‘Show, don’t tell’ is often said to remind writers how […]

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