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3 Tips to "Show, Don't Tell" Emotions and Moods

As a writer, how do you develop mood without telling? Is it possible to build up emotional language while following the advice "Show, Don't Tell"?

Use This Tip to Test if You're Showing or Telling

We’ve all heard a variation of the advice: Show, Don't Tell. In other words, don’t tell us what happened, show us. But how do you know you’ve succeeded?

How to Balance the Show, Don't Tell Rule for perfectly written descriptions

Want to nail your novel descriptions? Learn the secret to the Show, Don't Tell rule over at, and make sure to check out all of the writing tips and tricks!

10 things writers don't know about the woods "Obviously, none of these problems (stealth, visibility, and getting lost) apply to elvenkind. Or the Dúnedain."

The Best Inspirational Quotes of the Week

You will never change so I will. No contact with people that seek to rewind the past because of their issues and insecurities and troublemaking and then blame me for the **** storm you've created. ( its a possibilty the shoes are on the other feet ) :(

Give. But don’t allow yourself to be used. Love. But…

Give. But don't allow yourself to be used. Love. But don't allow your heart to be abused. Trust. But don't be naive. Listen. But don't lose your own voice.

Don’t let the shadows of the past darken the doorstep of your future. Spending today complaining about yesterday won’t make tomorrow any brighter. Take action instead. Let what you’ve learned improve how you live. Make a change and never look back. - via:

If The Words Don’t Add Up, It’s Usually Because The Truth Wasn’t Included In The Equation

If the words don't add up, it's usually because the truth wasn't included in the equation!

Jack's a good actor & he couldn't have said it better...but for the record, Coco Channel said it first...