Jennifer's Journal


Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Writing Tip of the Day-Narrative

“Show, don’t tell” has been the mantra in fiction since it was first set forth by male authors of the minimalist school in the early 20th century. It is a useful concept, but can’t always be followed in romance novels where the (primarily) female reader’s preference for atmosphere and emotion trumps the typical male reader’s focus on action.

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