Quote of the Week

Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light
on broken glass.
–Anton Chekhov

Yep, it’s hard. Trust me, I know; I still struggle with this at times. But that’s the key to setting a mood without wasting words. And it all comes back to that old favorite, “Show, don’t tell.”

I’m off to go show a story. You?


About M.E. Garber

I'm an itinerant Ohio-born speculative fiction writer now living in north central Florida.
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