The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer’s Guide To Character Expression

Struggle with how to show, not tell a character’s feelings? Need help creating fresh body language that doesn’t come off as stale or cliché? 

The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer’s Guide to Character Expression is a writer’s best friend, helping to navigate the difficult terrain of showing character emotion. Through an easy-to-use list format, this brainstorming tool explores seventy-five emotions and provides a large selection of body language, internal sensations, actions and thoughts associated with each.

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The Emotion Thesaurus is used by editors, agents and authors worldwide and is required reading for several University-level Creative Writing programs in the United States. It has also been translated into multiple languages.

Emotion Thesaurus Buzz: 

“One of the challenges a fiction writer faces, especially when prolific, is coming up with fresh ways to describe emotions. This handy compendium fills that need. It is both a reference and a brainstorming tool, and one of the resources I’ll be turning to most often as I write my own books.”
~ James Scott Bell, bestselling author of Deceived and Plot & Structure