Do you often find it difficult to write a good creative English composition? Does your teacher frequently comment that your composition is not descriptive enough?
To achieve a piece of writing that more vivid and engaging for the reader, one of the things English teachers and PSLE English tutors often tell students to do is “Show, don’t tell”. This technique is great for creative writing compositions as it makes the story come alive, rather than sound too stale and factual.
But doing ‘show, not tell’ is easier said than done! What does it exactly mean to show, and what should we avoid doing? Well, wonder no more, because we’re about to share with you some tips on how to improve your creative writing with this technique!