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I'm in the middle of my first draft for my novel, and I can't seem to properly convey to my audience the image I'm trying to describe.
That's what I want to show my readers, but it's coming across all wrong, like, I'll say that it's sleek. But a lot of cars are sleek. I'll say it's silver, but that's too broad as well. Then I'll say that the wheels are circles.
Do you see my problem?
I'm way too vague for this "show don't tell" bit of writing, and it's giving me a hard time.
Can anybody help me find a way to describe something without naming it?