By definition, your memoir is about you: “a narrative composed from personal experience and knowledge.” But at Writer’s Relief, we know it’s important for a writer to realize a memoir is so much more than simply retelling a personal story. Your memoir can be a...
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If you want to improve your writing, it’s important to master not only what you include in a story, but what you leave out. At Writer’s Relief, we’ve reviewed enough submissions to know writing a good narrative doesn’t always mean using more words to tell your...
When written effectively, dialogue is a powerful tool that can advance your story’s plot, create tension, establish conflict, and develop character. Good dialogue also eliminates unnecessary exposition—too much “tell” and not enough “show”—that will drag a story down...
Ah, “Show, don’t tell”—the words conjure up memories of red ink on high school English papers. But for many writers, knowing how to "show" and not "tell" is just as tricky now as it was in freshman year. So, what does it mean exactly? Academic and technical writers...
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