“Show, Don’t Tell.”
It’s almost become a mantra in the writing temple, hasn’t it? But is it true? What’s wrong with telling? Not a thing. But bringing life to a narrative involves dynamics of visual and explication hierarchies that aren’t as simple as showing something.
We writers have to find our personal and aesthetic balance between “the seeing voice” and “the thinking eye.” Come hang out for an hour and see how you can strike your own equilibrium!