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Showing, Not Telling

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  • Intro 0:00
  • Overview for this Lesson 0:34
    • Concept to be Learned
    • Struck and White's Advice
    • Examples of Telling
  • Show and Tell 3:01
    • Examples of Showing 1
    • Examples of Showing 2
    • Examples of Showing 3
    • Show and Tell
  • Showing by Actions 6:09
    • Labels
    • Personality Page
    • What Would This Character Do (Big Things)?
    • What Would This Character Do (Mundane Things)?
  • Body Language 9:35
    • Common Emotions
    • Facial Expressions
    • Other Parts of the Body
  • Assignment 15:31