This tag should be used for questions about the [technique] of "Show, don't tell!" The goal of this technique is to allow the reader to experience the story through senses and feelings instead of only listening to the author explaining something.

This tag should be used for questions about the of "Show, don't tell!" The goal of this technique is to allow the reader to experience the story through senses and feelings instead of only listening to the author explaining something.

The idea behind this technique is that a reader will not be as immersed in the story if he is only reading a sterile explanation by the author as the reader would be if he would experience the story through a display of senses and feelings that allow him to be part of the story.

According to Wikipedia the technique is often attributed to the Russian author Anton Chekhov who supposedly said:

Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.

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