Five Links 12/7/19 Traci Kenworth

Where Genres Collide Traci Kenworth YA Author

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Five Links 12/7/19

Traci Kenworth

Writing:

1. https://killzoneblog.com/2019/12/learning-from-the-movies-the-kings-speech.html “Imagine a hungry young screenwriter getting invited to a pitch session on a studio lot.

“What’ve you got for me, kid?” the producer says.

“Okay,” the screenwriter says, “we have this guy, see, he’s a king, see, and he’s got to make a speech. Only the guy stutters.”

“What’s the rest of it?”

“The rest of what?”

“The movie!”

2. https://writershelpingwriters.net/2019/12/mastering-show-dont-tell/ “We hear it over and over:Show, don’t tell. You can’t get away from this advice, not in writing workshops, at conferences, or heck, even when visiting this blog. Writers Helping Writers and thethesaurus workwe do is all about strengthening show, don’t tell skills.

There’s a good reason for this, though. Showing draws a reader in so they are more emotionally involved. Telling informs.

Often paired with “show, don’t tell” advice is…

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