Saturday, October 18, 2008

Writing Tip: Show, don't tell readers

Show, don’t tell the reader. Readers need details to visualize your words. They need to smell the perfume, taste the wine, feel the cashmere. Don’t just say it was a beautiful sunset; describe it in vivid detail. Good writers paint portraits with their prose.

-Mark Grabowski

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