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Becca Puglisi
Becca Puglisi is a YA fantasy and historical fiction writer who enjoys slurping copious amounts of Mountain Dew and snarfing snacks that have no nutritional value. She has always enjoyed contemplating the What if? scenario, which served her well in south Florida during hurricane season and will... show more



Becca Puglisi is a YA fantasy and historical fiction writer who enjoys slurping copious amounts of Mountain Dew and snarfing snacks that have no nutritional value. She has always enjoyed contemplating the What if? scenario, which served her well in south Florida during hurricane season and will come in handy now that she's moved to New York and must somehow survive winter.Becca Puglisi is a speaker, writing coach, and bestselling author of The Emotion Thesaurus. She is passionate about learning and sharing her knowledge with others through her Writers Helping Writers website and via her newest endeavor: One Stop For Writers—a powerhouse online library like no other, filled with description and brain-storming tools to help writers elevate their storytelling. You can find Becca online at both of these spots, as well as on Facebook and Twitter.

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J Lenni Dorner
J Lenni Dorner rated it 8 years ago
The first 13% is all valuable information that will make you a better writer if you implement it. There are great tips such as “the setting in each scene should be unique and memorable” and “conflict needs to be recurring and frequent while varying in intensity.” The settings each have something for...
hearth/myth: Rursday Reads
hearth/myth: Rursday Reads rated it 8 years ago
It's the first week of the month, which means it's time for a review for the Indies Unlimited Reading Challenge. This month, I'm supposed to read a nonfiction book. I've chosen Emotion Amplifiers by Angela Ackerman and Becca Puglisi.The subtitle suggests this short book is a companion guide to The E...
Book Clever
Book Clever rated it 9 years ago
A reference book for "show, don't tell" emotions. It's a real gem (even if these are all basic things anyone with basic observant skills should probably know), because even if you know these things sometimes you get stuck when trying to describe them (or don't want to repeat yourself) and this book ...
Anna Erishkigal's blog
Anna Erishkigal's blog rated it 9 years ago
Another helpful writing guide from Angela Ackerman & Becca Puglisi. This dovetails nicely with The Emotion Thesaurus to include a nice little tutorial about ramping up the tension in your story, and then a few new emotive categories not included in the original books. I got this for free, but even i...
Nicole Reads
Nicole Reads rated it 10 years ago
Excellent reference book for writers. It helped me sort out a very serious case of writer's block. The tips on how to weave flaws into the characters, what to look out for to make sure that your flawed character doesn't turn into someone completely unlikeable and many others. It's a must-have in any...
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