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FFC #68 - The coming of novels

I agree it's harder. I've actually found it useful to use film as examples when asking myself how to show something, simply because they have to show it (most of the time).

I think the simple way to beat show vs tell is a shift in thinking. I find it's easier if I consider how to show worldbuilding through the mere presence of setting, or character traits through interaction and reaction, or decisions through results. That sort of thing.

~TGRF.
Posted Yesterday at 08:51 PM by The Grim Reaper's Friend The Grim Reaper's Friend is offline
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FFC #68 - The coming of novels

Show vs Tell in writing has always been hard to me because I'm more familiar with the term when it comes to writing for film (where it's very literal). Getting character, worldbuilding, etc. across through writing without just explaining it through dialogue or narration is more tricky and harder to keep yourself to task on because just plain explaining it is also more acceptable in writing, I feel.

~TAF, who isn't sure if he'd ever stop fan fiction writing simply because it comes without the pressures of vetting it
Posted February 26th, 2021 at 06:15 PM by TheAverageFan TheAverageFan is offline
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C3V Exclusive NHSD Release

Cool figure and name. Single version of 10th Reg. I am happy to see an Aquilla cowboy. Great job.
Are there any custom cowboy squads that bond with lawmen? Are there any custom outlaws under Utgar?
Posted February 26th, 2021 at 09:11 AM by WarBeast WarBeast is offline
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C3G Interview - GamerHusband

Man, I couldn't believe it when I first came to this blog & read Davidlhls was the author. I was like Not only is @GamerHusband back but david also .

Then I was 50% let down.

Great to see GamerHusband back to enjoying C3G & his awesome battle reports. Great interview. Not really 50% let down, as it always good to reminisce the old days & the people that make them memorable.

P.S. you missed an "l" in davidlhls. Not that I could get the "@" working for him anyway. :/
Posted February 21st, 2021 at 08:00 AM by A3n A3n is offline
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C3G Interview - GamerHusband

Great interview! Haven’t been able to play with friends since I moved away from my hometown, so I’m living vicariously through your BatReps! Keep it up!
Posted February 20th, 2021 at 09:31 PM by FreshFoods FreshFoods is offline
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C3G Interview - GamerHusband

Good stuff here! Your battle reports are the bee's knees!!
Posted February 20th, 2021 at 08:35 PM by Dr. Jekyll Dr. Jekyll is offline
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C3G Interview - GamerHusband

It's brought me untold pleasure and entertainment to read your battle reports! Thank you for sharing them!
Posted February 20th, 2021 at 05:14 PM by IAmBatman IAmBatman is online now
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C3G Interview - GamerHusband

Great necro and new stuff!
Posted February 19th, 2021 at 07:29 PM by Taeblewalker Taeblewalker is offline
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HoSS Small Expansion 8: Liberation of Naboo

So glad to see this! I was a tad worried about the project.
Posted February 18th, 2021 at 07:26 PM by Alexandros Alexandros is offline
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HoSS Small Expansion 8: Liberation of Naboo

Nice! I miss the HoSS online tournaments. Had some fun games with these units.
Posted February 17th, 2021 at 01:52 PM by kevindola kevindola is offline
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FFC #67 - Poldark

This type of character showing always makes me think of Sherlock Holmes and the narrative decision to have Watson be the POV character. Not being inside Sherlock's head is very integral to those stories I think—you have to see his character as opposed to being told about it via narration or inner thoughts etc.

~TAF
Posted February 15th, 2021 at 04:02 PM by TheAverageFan TheAverageFan is offline

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