Descriptive Writing Tips

I read a few articles online tonight about descriptive writing.  I am capable of it but in all honesty, descriptive writing is the area I wonder if I’m good enough at.  I suppose every writer must have their doubts about how good they are.  If they delve further, they may discover they are not confident writing dialogue, for example.  In my case, I am comfortable with dialogue, comfortable with character development and storyline but I worry that I am telling rather than showing.  Even though I know all the rules, it is helpful to be reminded sometimes of what not to do.  The best advice is usually simple:

Show, Don’t Tell


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