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HomeCalendarDebunking the Show-Don’t-Tell Myth with Deanna R. Adams, Gold Level Instructor

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Debunking the Show-Don’t-Tell Myth with Deanna R. Adams, Gold Level Instructor

When:
Friday, July 1, 2022, 8:00 AM until Sunday, July 31, 2022, 5:00 PM
Where:
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Event Contact(s):
Dan E Arndt
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Capacity:
12
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$55.00
$50.00

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Course Information:

 

You've heard the term, "Show Don't Tell," sometime in your writing career, but Deanna Adams always says:  Show AND Tell but SHOW MORE THAN TELL, and in this course, Deanna will teach you how to do both. Know when it’s best to simply TELL, using straight narrative, and when to SHOW through scenes and dialogue. Included will be some great literary examples of this. There will be weekly assignments to help you determine which is best for the telling, and the showing of your story. This course is for writers of both fiction as well as memoir.        
 

Here’s what you can expect in this course:

Week  One:

We’ll study examples of Telling More Than Showing, Showing More Than Telling, and ways to incorporate both into your work.

Week Two:

Exercises on when "telling" better fits parts of the story. *The emotional connection.

Week Three:

We’ll work on the “showing” in your story: Scenes, Dialogue, Sensory details.



Week Four:

Reiterating the understanding of how and when to show and tell and using these strategies more effectively in your writing. We’ll also focus on the handed-in assignments and sharing detailed feedback and critique.

 

Instructor Bio:

 

Deanna R. Adams is an award-winning writer, speaker, and essayist. She is far too interested in books of all genres to stick to just one and so, she writes both fiction and nonfiction. Her latest release, The Truth about Justyce, the third in her Peggy Sue series, is her first young adult crossover novel, debuting on #1 on Amazon’s New Releases. Other novels are Peggy Sue Got Pregnant, and Scoundrels & Dreamers.

 

E-Mail:            Deanna@deannaadams.com

Website:          Deanna Adams

Facebook:        https://www.facebook.com/DeannaR.Adams

Facebook:        https://www.facebook.com/writersonthenorthcoast

Twitter:           @writerlife