Tell Don’t Show, Like Wikipedia


Do not make me decipher your intent. Do not assume allegorical common ground. Do not make me pay attention to your god damn motif. Tell don’t show, like Wikipedia.

A blunt argument for the straight story in fiction, over at The Toast.

Jeannie Yoon makes poems, essays, videos, music, cookies, and lots of very ambitious and meticulous to-do lists. More from this author →