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Which is correct? Backyard, back yard, or back-yard?
“Show, don’t tell. This concept is talked about so often by writing teachers that it starts to sound cliché, but …
A wisely chosen illustration is almost essential to fasten the truth upon the ordinary mind, and no [writer] can afford to neglect this part of his preparation. ~Howard Crosby
An example of great writing from Sleepless in Seattle.
Good writers understand that when it comes to writing, showing is almost always better than telling.
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Back Yard, Backyard, or Back-Yard?
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