You’ve heard the old writing tip, ‘show don’t tell,’ right? Well, there are a ton of unexpected ways to implement it. Some include: eliminate adverbs, dramatize rather than describe, create short scenes to stand in for concepts.
Intrigued? Enroll in my Basic Creative Writing class at Writer's Studio at the University of Chicago Graham School
I don’t skimp on the classics (My reading list includes Hemingway, Paley and Frost), but you’ll also learn direct, modern ways to implement sophisticated literary concepts. Plus you’ll get to hear my theory about how Stephen King made a pact with the devil.
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