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The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Expression - Becca Puglisi, Angela Ackerman
The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Expression
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One of the biggest problem areas for writers is conveying a character's emotions to the reader in a unique, compelling way. This book comes to the rescue by highlighting 75 emotions and listing the possible body language cues, thoughts, and visceral responses for each. Written in an... show more
One of the biggest problem areas for writers is conveying a character's emotions to the reader in a unique, compelling way. This book comes to the rescue by highlighting 75 emotions and listing the possible body language cues, thoughts, and visceral responses for each. Written in an easy-to-navigate list format, readers can draw inspiration from character cues that range in intensity to match any emotional moment. The Emotion Thesaurus also tackles common emotion-related writing problems and provides methods to overcome them. This writing tool encourages writers to show, not tell emotion and is a creative brainstorming resource for any fiction project.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 2940014404334 (1475004958)
Publisher: JADD Publishing
Pages no: 170
Edition language: English
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Book Clever
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5.0 The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Expression
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 ...
The Reading Perusals of Rose Summers
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4.5 Review: The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Expression
I read "The Emotion Thesaurus" shortly after reading "The Negative Trait Thesaurus," and now quite many details and notations made in the latter work make sense. This is another valuable title to have in a writing library, because it examines how emotions are not only shown in a narrative, but also ...
Bruce's Reads
Bruce's Reads rated it
5.0 The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Expression
The emotion thesaurus is one of those needful things for authors who want to go beyond the overused words and phrases to describe the feelings of their characters. There's everything from adoration to worry, and each includes a 2 page list of useful things such as physical signals, internal sensatio...
November News 2014
November News 2014 rated it
5.0 The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Expression
Possibly the best book for every writer to keep on the desk and refer to often.
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5.0 The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Expression
Helpful for any writer
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