Fiction Writing ExamplesLetter Fiction Examples
The page is about how to spell a fiction that seems to feel realistic to the readers by "showing" instead of "telling". "At the bottom of the page you will find a list of other useful writing hints and help, which includes a free blog. Fiction writing is like trying to persuade someone you're really chill.
The best tactics may not be to approach the individual and say: "Hello, I am overcool. What about fiction? When you tell a readers something, they have to be able to rely on it. However, if you show it to the readers, the effect is much stronger.
An example of storytelling: So Lois was a terribly chaotic character. Lois shouted in triumph and spied on yesterday's meatballs sticking out of the pile of filthy linen in the back seat of her invention. Well, what if Lois wasn't untidy, but obsessionally tidy? How does a compulsive tidy human do? Here is another example of narration:
Note some of the benefits of showing over telling: When I say Lois is terribly chaotic, one might wonder if she really is as evil as I claim. As far as you know, I'm a decent geek, and Lois has things in a better place. They can show the readers that the temperature is getting too high as you lead your characters to their front garden veranda and present your canine.
"I can' t just say she's a chaos? Narrating simply works better. Substitute every "speaking" phrase with "pointing" phrases. They were furious. She was a very organised character. Storytelling - It was a chilly one. She was secretly in love with her broker.
When you attend the CWN on-line course on fiction writing, click here to return to the free writing group. Now if you want to write something, you'll find your idea and inspirations in the CWN Story Starters section, where there's a special page with lots of creativity on the topic of "Show versus Tell".
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