Show, don’t tell to bring your hero to life!

updated 28 June 2023 The image of a woman walking into the distance, carrying a bucket away from her body, like someone used to carrying heavy loads has lived in my mind for decades. The source of the image escapes me, but the author used the show don’t tell rule so well that I’ve never […]

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PIcking the hero

Picking the hero in your story

Picking the hero is the first step in planning your story. If you want to get started now, download a free Who’s Your Hero Worksheet. You can also read the rest of the post for insights into how your hero changes your story! We use hero’s names to refer to stories in many fairy tales: […]

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