As you can imagine, we’re pretty amped that The Emotion Thesaurus Second Edition is here. We hope you find those extra 55 emotions and double the teaching content is a big help as you craft stronger character emotion.
These posts below are packed with great ideas for showing emotion:
The Inner Struggle: How to Show a Character’s Repressed Emotions (Jane Friedman)
Want Strong Dialogue? Don’t Forget the Subtext (Jerry Jenkins)
Podcast Interview with Angela (Blood, Sweat, and Words)
Emotion and The Setting: A Powerful Story Combo (Seekerville)
The Connection Between Character Emotion and Reader Empathy (Live Write Thrive)
Character Research: What to Know to Write Authentic Emotion (ProWritingAid)
Telling vs. Showing When It Comes to Emotions (Kobo Writing Life)
7 Things Your Character Is Hiding (Helping Writers Become Authors)
Avoiding Clichéd Emotional Responses in Your Writing (Anne R. Allen)
For Checklists and Tip Sheets to help with Emotion, Body Language & much more, visit this page.
And, to visit the online version of The Emotion Thesaurus, go here.
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Angela is a writing coach, international speaker, and bestselling author who loves to travel, teach, empower writers, and pay-it-forward. She also is a founder of One Stop For Writers, a portal to powerful, innovative tools to help writers elevate their storytelling.