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Panel Discussion: Death to Show Don’t Tell!

In this panel, authors Rebecca Makkai, Cecelia Tan, and K. Tempest Bradford will explore the idea that “show don’t tell” is an outdated and inherently colonialist piece of writing wisdom and offer different frameworks for analyzing how and why exposition works in narrative and tools for determining what to tell, what to show, and how much space should be dedicated to both. [...]

Deep Dive Into Description

When writers get to the point of describing people from marginalized groups they’re sometimes filled with anxiety over the words and phrases they should use. In this three week craft-centric class, authors Nisi Shawl and K. Tempest Bradford dive deep into these language and description pitfalls and how to avoid them. [...]