Tell and Show: An Exercise

practice makes noise
Billy was angry.

Billy shoved the blocks off the table, growling like a little animal.

The chicken was terrible.

Picking strings of dried meat from my teeth, I tried not to make eye contact with my hostess.

They ran as fast as they could.

Skidding around the corner they bounced off a dumpster so hard they gained momentum rather than losing it.

The door made a scary sound.

As she pushed the door with her shoulder the tortured hinges screamed.