Show or Tell? – Using Descriptions in your Writing

Do you show or tell more in your writing? You could just tell your reader that someone is crying, or you could compel a more emotional response from them if you show them how someone is crying. The Difference Between Show and Tell There is a difference between, "Martha is crying." and "Tears streamed down … Continue reading Show or Tell? – Using Descriptions in your Writing

5 Elements of a Good Poem

There are many writing elements that you can include in your poetry, such as imagery, symbolism, rhythm, structure, diction, voice, meter, similes, metaphors, hyperboles, allegory, etc. In my poetry, the five most important writing elements that I include are imagery, symbolism, rhythm, structure, and meter. Imagery You want your readers to imagine exactly what is … Continue reading 5 Elements of a Good Poem