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Weekly Words- a quote, a tool, and a tip for writers

Updated: Apr 29, 2020

"The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.” Maya Angelou

A Writing Tool

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Craft Tip - Show vs. Tell

Telling - He walked home in the rain, apprehensive about his arrival.

Showing - The icy rain pelted him harder with each step, a thousand little punches hitting him then splattering, before running down his shirt and into his boots. He'd be soaked before getting home, but he didn't hurry. A worse chill awaited him there.

There's a Story Here: Taipei, Taiwan, 2010

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