heywriters:

Though “show, don’t tell” is an incredibly important rule for fiction writers, it is not the kind of rule you must always follow. Sometimes, you should “tell.”

Here is an article I found very helpful on this subject: 6 Reasons “Show Don’t Tell” Can be Terrible Advice for New Writers 

As with all writing “rules” a balance is needed between showing and telling.

Your writing may take some reworking, but that’s okay. You’ll know best which parts are important to “tell” and which need to be “shown” for dramatic effect. 

~ Hope this answers your question!

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