about account add arrow-down arrow-left arrow-right arrow-up back-arrow book-mobile book categories chat-bubble-mobile chat-bubble close college contact-us credit-card drag email-square facebook-mobile facebook-square facebook faq film history home load modal-error person pinterest-square play-mobile play queue remove resume search share show star tag tick trailer trash twitter-mobile twitter-square twitter university warning warning youtube-square
2

Building Fictional Worlds through Evocation

Lecture no. 2 from the course: Writing Great Fiction: Storytelling Tips and Techniques

Building Fictional Worlds through Evocation

Taught by Professor James Hynes | 28 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Literature & Language Courses

“Show, don’t tell” is the mantra of many writing workshops. But what does this mean? Find out how to choose just the right detail to evoke a scene, develop a character, and advance your story. After arming yourself with several strategies for “showing,” you’ll consider when it’s OK to “tell.”

Reviews

a********m
April 28, 2017

Reply

Delete

o********t
April 19, 2017

Reply

Delete

s********m
April 4, 2017

Reply

Delete