Workbook | How to Show, not Tell in Short Stories


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How To Show And Not Tell In Short Stories

This downloadable workbook is printable and designed to help you learn how to show and not tell in short stories. This workbook is an easy-to-download version of the email-based online course – How To Show And Not Tell In Short Stories.

About How To Show And Not Tell In Short Stories

 The Objective Of This Course

  1. To explain the difference between showing and telling in short stories.
  2. To show you how to show in short stories.
  3. To tell you when to tell in short stories.

The Purpose Of This Workbook

If you want to learn how to write a complete short story, please sign up for Short Cuts.

If you want to have fun with showing and not telling, enjoy this course.

Have fun and happy short story writing!

What you will do with the workbook:

Develop the skills to show instead of using exposition.

What you get:

  1. The downloadable course workbook that you can print at home.

The workbook includes:

  1. Nine lessons.
  2. Plenty of examples.
  3. Writing exercises at the end of each lesson.

What materials do I need?

  1. You need access to the internet.
  2. You need access to a printer or print shop (if you want to print it).
  3. When you do the exercises for each lesson, we encourage you to write by hand, but, you are welcome to use any tool or material that you are comfortable with.

How do I complete the exercises?

  1. Set aside a time to read the lesson and do the exercises. We suggest 30 minutes.
  2. Work from this book.
  3. Follow the instructions.

How much is it?


Have fun and happy short story writing!

Optional Feedback

If you want coaching sessions or feedback on your writing, please sign up for Level 3 | Awesome Deadline. It includes 12 coaching sessions and feedback on all 12 of your short stories.



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