Show Me the Road to Show Don’t Tell

Photo by Marta Calderon

It took me a long time to understand the difference between show and tell. I write the ideas as they come to my mind. Most of the ideas tell something that happened. Later, I go back and rewrite the sentences to show what happened. In the rewrite process, I look for the following clues:

1. Some form of the verb feel like in the girl felt horrible when the teacher laughed after she answered.

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After retirement, Marta dedicates her free time to write short stories.

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Marta Calderon, MScE

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After retirement, Marta dedicates her free time to write short stories.

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