Use Show Don't Tell to Improve Your Writing

A free mini-course about one of the most important skills in writing.
New
Rating: 4.0 out of 5 (14 ratings)
1,113 students
Use Show Don't Tell to Improve Your Writing
New
Rating: 4.0 out of 5 (14 ratings)
1,113 students
show don't tell
creative writing
writing
fiction writing
writing a novel
novel writing

Requirements

  • A desire to improve your writing
Description

In this free mini course, we cover:

- What Show Don't Tell is and why you should use it

- How to use Show Don't Tell

- How to avoid information dumping


Rick Wood is an independent author whose books have reached bestseller spots in six categories on Amazon. As well as being a full time author, he also has a Masters in Creative Writing, and is currently studying toward his PhD in Literary and Critical Studies.

Who this course is for:
  • creative writing
  • creative writer
  • writer
  • fiction writer
  • memoir writer
  • aspiring writer
Course content
4 sections • 5 lectures • 31m total length
  • What is Show Don't Tell?
    06:12
  • The Old Man on a Bench
    05:02
  • Information Dumping
    07:37
  • Section 4 Session 1 Approaching Your First Draft
    07:21
  • Section 5 Session 6 Chekhov's Gun
    04:48

Instructor
Amazon Bestselling Horror and Thriller Author
Rick Wood
  • 3.9 Instructor Rating
  • 30 Reviews
  • 4,919 Students
  • 2 Courses

Rick is a full-time author who has published over thirty horror and thriller novels, six of which have been bestsellers in Amazon categories such as Ghost Thrillers and Ghost Suspense. He also has an MA in Creative Writing and is currently studying for his PhD in Literary and Critical Studies.