Point of View, Writing

Plunging the Depths of Deep POV –– Part VII

from Flickr
from Flickr

Let’s continue our tumbling into the fathoms of our subject. Writing in Deep POV helps us to “show” rather than “tell.” Click to Tweet #amwriting #DeepPOV

Continue reading “Plunging the Depths of Deep POV –– Part VII”

Point of View, Writing

Plunging the Depths of Deep POV –– Part VI

from Flickr
from Flickr

We’re continue to delve into depths of our subject. Deep POV is all about creating an immediacy with the reader. Click to Tweet #amwriting #DeepPOV

Most of us learn visually or by example. This whole lesson will be filled with examples to learn how to create that propinquity in writing that will make our writing sparkle and shine.

Continue reading “Plunging the Depths of Deep POV –– Part VI”

Writing, Writing Resources

Show and Tell — Part III When to Use Narrative Summary

Self Editing for Fiction Writers
Self Editing for Fiction Writers

Self-Editing for Fiction Writers By Renni Browne & Dave King

Second Edition

In referring to this resource on Show v. Tell, today, we’ll be looking at times when narrative summary (telling) can actually enhance the scenes that advance the story along (showing). Click to Tweet #selfediting #amwriting #showvtell

Continue reading “Show and Tell — Part III When to Use Narrative Summary”

Writing, Writing Emotion, Writing Resources

Show and Tell — Part II

Self Editing for Fiction Writers
Self Editing for Fiction Writers

Self-Editing for Fiction Writers By Renni Browne & Dave King

Second Edition

I started this series last week because of a discussion amongst a few fellow fiction writers, none of us, I might add, are published. I think one of us had some sort of writing training years ago in a traditional college setting. My writing training is more current and from Christian Writers Guild. We discussed show vs. tell. #selfediting #amwriting #showvtell

We writers tend to think we know it all, but we don’t, and what used to be called “creative writing” has changed dramatically in the last few years. Click to Tweet. I talked about that in last week’s post—how television and movies have changed the readers read and writers need to catch up.

Continue reading “Show and Tell — Part II”

Writing, Writing Resources

Show vs. Tell — Part I

Self Editing for Fiction Writers
Self Editing for Fiction Writers

Self-Editing for Fiction Writers
By Renni Browne & Dave King
Second Edition

I was recently in a small group of writers and we were discussing show and tell. Or should I say show vs. tell. The old way of writing was tell, describe, narrate. The new way of writing is scenes, show, illustrate with words. Show, don’t tell. Why? Click to Tweet #amwriting #showvtell #selfediting

Continue reading “Show vs. Tell — Part I”