Story Embers Podcast

The Many Applications of Show, Don't Tell

September 07, 2019 Story Embers Episode 16
Story Embers Podcast
The Many Applications of Show, Don't Tell
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Story Embers Podcast
The Many Applications of Show, Don't Tell
Sep 07, 2019 Episode 16
Story Embers

Today Josiah DeGraaf, Rolena Hatfield, and Daeus Lamb tackle a famous piece of writing advice: show, don’t tell. What exactly is the difference between showing and telling? Why is showing important? Should writers ever tell instead? Listen to them answer these questions and more!

 What common “telling” errors have you seen in other works? Do you think telling instead of showing is ever appropriate? Let us know in the comments!

Show notes:
- Comment on this episode on our blog (https://storyembers.org/the-many-applications-of-show-dont-tell/)

Music credits:
Legendary - Purple Planet Music (https://www.purple-planet.com/) 



Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/storyembers)

Show Notes

Today Josiah DeGraaf, Rolena Hatfield, and Daeus Lamb tackle a famous piece of writing advice: show, don’t tell. What exactly is the difference between showing and telling? Why is showing important? Should writers ever tell instead? Listen to them answer these questions and more!

 What common “telling” errors have you seen in other works? Do you think telling instead of showing is ever appropriate? Let us know in the comments!

Show notes:
- Comment on this episode on our blog (https://storyembers.org/the-many-applications-of-show-dont-tell/)

Music credits:
Legendary - Purple Planet Music (https://www.purple-planet.com/) 



Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/storyembers)