Traditional vs Self-Publishing

If you’re publishing a book today, you’ll find two paths laid out before you: You can follow the traditional route – attempt to get a book deal with a publishing house, usually via an agent, and have them produce and distribute your novel. Or, you can self-publish. This means producing the book yourself, with the help of freelance …

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Show, Don’t Tell – The Basics

‘Show, don’t tell’ is one of the most popular maxims of storytelling. It’s also one of the most widely misunderstood. So, what does it really mean? In simple terms, ‘show, don’t tell’ distinguishes between two concepts: ‘telling’, where you give your reader the facts of a situation, and ‘showing’, where you use action and description …

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