Dimitris John Raptis

1818 days ago

Fascinating essay, on how "show don't tell" can promote and normalize colonialist perspectives, and how SF/F can do better.

Let Me Tell You


I have a beef with “show, don’t tell,” and it’s not just that I have a beef with pat advice about something as complex as writing fiction. “Show, don’t tell” is supposedly “good” writing’s admonition to avoid exposition.