Oct 21, 2019
Show, don’t tell is a meaty subject, but the group focuses on doing it through Symbolism and Subtext.
They cover the idea of not overdoing either method, as well as how the techniques can be used as “shorthand” for what you’re really trying to convey.
Jessica discusses her days as an English major, and Anne conducts a punishment exercise that backfires on her.
QUOTE: “Being a good writer is 3% hard work and 97% not getting distracted by the Internet.” – Kristen Houghton
Fake Love by BTS. Snickers bar symbolism (and several other symbols in props/background and dance moves). Song is in Korean.
Saving Mr. Banks Pear symbolism. Fly a Kite subtext.
Inception Spinning top symbolism
Entwine by Tracey Shearer. Lingerie symbolism.
CREDITS: This episode of Your Writing Does Not Suck was recorded and edited by Anne M. Belen.