Below are samples of the entries in our popular emotional wound thesaurus. For the complete and enhanced collection, please visit One Stop For Writers, where it has a permanent place within our vast Descriptive Thesaurus Collection. You can access it and our other thesauruses with a click of a button as you write.
If you prefer your references in book form, good news: The Emotional Wounds Thesaurus is now available in Print & Digital formats. It contains well over 100 different wounding events and includes comprehensive, one-of-a-kind instructive material that goes over the backstory wound’s key role within Character Arc, and how to use it in your own storytelling to create rich, authentic characters your readers will connect deeply to.
Partial Wound List (Samples)
Everyone has negative experiences from the past that impact who they are in the future; this is true for our characters, too. If you’re trying to decide which emotional wound might be a possibility for your character and how it might affect him/her in your current story, this thesaurus might be able to help.
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