How to write descriptively : Nalo Hopkinson

April 26, 2016

Ted-Ed: How to write descriptively by Nalo Hopkinson

 

     It's something us writers have heard over and over. . . and over.

     "Show, don't Tell!".

     Yes, we all understand that on one level. But how do you do that? We are writers, not film makers. Even when you understand this concept I think we all would agree, that it is hard to put into practice and even more difficult to teach to students.

     This quick little video is one of the most simple, yet helpful examples I have found. This is great for elementary school through college, and even for aspiring authors. 

     Comment down below!

 

Ted-Ed: How to write descriptively by Nalo Hopkinson

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