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Charley - Story 5, IntroductionNote to my new watchers: the type of art I post tends to oscillate between literature, cartoons, vector work, and graphic design. I may not be terribly consistent, but at least I'm not predictable!
. . . Oh, and this will make no sense whatsoever unless you're familiar with The Book of Stories OCT. :icontbos-oct:
Anyway. Let's begin, shall we?
Five Months Until Campren Dies
Hundreds of them.
Everywhere you looked, there were dozens upon dozens of people, all packed together in a standing-room-only cluster of perspiring humanity. Men, women, children, animals, aliens, furries, and every other kind of storybook character conceivable were all lumped together in a huge, chaotic mob in the middle of town. They were confused, terrified, and emotionally scarred. They needed a leader, someone who could establish order in the midst of the c
Showing vs. TellingAs you can see, we learn the exact same facts in the second example as we do in the first. However, the second has the advantage of being far more interesting. Instead of being told what kind of person the cab driver is, the most important aspects of his character have been shown through his dialogue.
Harlan Baxter, the man driving the cab, was astoundingly obnoxious. He kept calling me 'doll,' and prattled on and on about his days as a circus tightrope walker. I did my best to ignore him. My best wasn't good enough.
"So I come home," said the cab driver, despite my obvious lack of interest in his stories, "and I see my wife sitting on the kitchen counter with a rolling pin in her hands. She says to me, 'Harlan Avery Baxter, you drink far too much. If you don't sober up soon, you ain't gonna get a chance to sober up ever.' So what I did was I told her that me a
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