How To Show & Not Tell In Short Stories Workbook


Do you understand showing versus telling? This workbook has been designed to help you show and not tell in short stories (and other fiction).

How To Show & Not Tell In Short Stories

This downloadable workbook will show you how to show and not tell when you are writing fiction.

About How To Show & Not Tell

We have put together one of the best short online writing courses in our library and we want to share it with you.

The Objectives Of This Workbook

  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.

How To Show & Not Tell Workbook

The Purpose Of This Workbook

This workbook is an easy-to-download, advert-free version of the free online courseHow To Show And Not Tell In Short Stories.

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. Immediate access through your account.
  2. The downloadable course workbook.

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?


How to access your workbook:

  1. Go to the shop.
  2. Choose How To Show And Not Tell In Short Stories
  3. Add to basket.
  4. View basket.
  5. Pay: $20
  6. Create an account.
  7. Your purchase and details will be confirmed.
  8. If you want to download the course content online go to: My Account

You will be able to access the workbook from there. Click on its name and it will begin to download.

Have fun and happy short story writing!

Optional Feedback

If you want coaching sessions or feedback on your writing, please set up a Skype session with our resident coach, Mia Botha. Please email news@writerswrite.co.za with your request. We will provide rates for the sessions.

Refund Policy: Our workbooks are non-refundable. Once the workbook is accessed/downloaded, no refund will be granted regardless of the reason.