Friday, January 3, 2014

5 tips in 5 days to write your story. Writing Tip #3

Show, don't tell
Imply reaction, don’t just write the action.

For example:
Lisa left the room angry.
vs
Lisa threw her coffee mug against the wall as she left the room.

NOTE: Don’t reveal too much at the beginning of your story, leave trails of mystery for your reader to uncover.  You have to want them to turn the page…

{a.currie}

What is a page turner in your story?
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