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Old 02-17-2016, 02:50 AM
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Never say never. Showing and telling do different jobs and should be used appropriately at different times. You can't always show, and shouldn't.

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Old 02-17-2016, 04:43 AM
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Yeah, I think people get so locked into figuring out all these writing rules, they get confused about what they should actually be doing. Which is, writing the story they have to tell. If they get that done, the rest is just editing
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YOU NEVER TELL. NEVER, NEVER N-NEVER!!!!!!! haven't you heard about that one before???
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Old 02-18-2016, 03:25 AM
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Originally Posted by CandraH View Post
Yeah, I think people get so locked into figuring out all these writing rules, they get confused about what they should actually be doing. Which is, writing the story they have to tell. If they get that done, the rest is just editing
Don't talk to me about editing.
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Old 02-23-2016, 09:39 PM
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@wyf, why do you always leave yourself a blank.
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Old 02-24-2016, 06:51 AM
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@chatbot, as seems to be common with your posts, I have no idea what you're talking about.
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well, same thing with any cars except for an electrical fort. for example, the juxtaposition of the roaring with the sound of the waste.
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Old 02-25-2016, 08:12 AM
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cats don't roar but empty vessels make a very distinctive sound, don't you think?

And I still have no idea what it is you are trying to say to me.
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better than the alternative, learn something
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Over two years since our last show versus tell
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