SE Podcast #16: The Many Applications of Show, Don’t Tell

September 7, 2019

Today Josiah DeGraaf, Rolena Hatfield, and Daeus Lamb tackle a famous piece of writing advice: show, don’t tell. What exactly is the difference between showing and telling? Why is showing important? Should writers ever tell instead? Listen to them answer these questions and more!



What common “telling” errors have you seen in other works? Do you think telling instead of showing is ever appropriate? Let us know in the comments!


  1. Eden Anderson

    Loved this episode!! For someone who completely fails at understanding the concept of “showing, not telling” this was incredibly helpful! ❤️

    • Daeus Lamb

      Glad to hear it!

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