Show Don’t Tell

How To Use The Senses To Show And Not Tell

How To Use The Senses To Show And Not Tell

Writers Write is a writing resource. Use this post to help you use the senses to show and not tell when you write. My post last week was 5 Incredibly Simple Ways To Help Writers Show And Not Tell. Today I want to discuss Tip…
Why You Need Strong Verbs When You Write

Why You Need Strong Verbs When You Write

Writers Write creates writing resources for writers. This post tells you why you need strong verbs when you write, and gives you examples. Why You Need Strong Verbs When You Write Strong verbs improve your writing in three ways. They help you: Reduce adverbs: Choosing strong…

The Top Five Tips For Using Body Language in your Writing

Why should we use body language when we write? We are always told to use body language in our writing. Sometimes, it's easier said than written. Mia Botha describes how to Say it, without saying it, and Amanda Patterson decided to create these body language cheat…
Cheat Sheets For Writing Body Language

Cheat Sheets For Writing Body Language

Because Writers Write is your one-stop writing resource, we've put together these cheat sheets to help you with your body language descriptions. We are always told to use body language in our writing. Sometimes, it's easier said than written. I created these cheat sheets to…
20 Ways to Describe Taste

20 Words Used To Describe Specific Tastes And Flavours

Writers need to learn how to describe the senses. We mostly do this by showing and not telling and one of the ways we can show is through the senses. Readers want to experience what your characters see, smell, hear, taste, and touch. In this post,…
5 Instances When You Need To Tell

5 Instances When You Need To Tell (And Not Show)

Writers Write is a comprehensive writing resource. In this post, we give you five instances when you need to tell and not show. Writers know that showing is better than telling. They also know that a good story includes some telling. Sometimes your characters need…

Say It, Without Saying It…

One of my favourite songs is ‘Baby makes her blue jeans talk” by Dr Hook. I know. I think my parents were too young for the sixties and embraced Disco with a tad too much enthusiasm. I was raised on rock, folk and disco with…
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