Hi guys! Thanks so much for joining me for a session on hidden/repressed emotions and subtext. I hope it was a helpful workshop and it gave you lots of ideas on how to write fresh emotional description!
Below are some additional resources you might find helpful.
An Emotional Baseline Worksheet:
I built a little tool for you on Understanding a Character’s Emotional Expressiveness (PDF download). Feel free to print it out and fill it in, keeping track of your characters’ baselines and emotional cues.
One Stop for Writers Resources:
Emotion and Body Language Checklists & Tip Sheets (<– Gold mine alert! You’ll also find many others on emotion, love languages, conflict, and more.)
One Stop for Writers Character Builder Tool (<–This is a tool that will help you create an Emotional Baseline for your character. Everyone expresses emotion differently based on personality & comfort zone, so it’s important to know how your character will act on the page.)
This two-week trial gives you access to everything on the site (like the descriptive thesaurus database), and you can create ‘one of something’ with all the tools, including a character profile.
The Character Builder is for people who want to create layered, memorable characters, and will help you create one step-by-step. So if you want to understand your story’s cast more deeply than you ever have before, give it a spin. The accurate Character Arc Blueprint it produces makes plotting will become a million times easier, too. To see it in action, watch this short walkthrough video.)
If you need more time than the 2-week free trial allows, use the code HIDDENEMOTIONWS to get 50% off your first month (choose the 1-month plan, cancel anytime).
Thanks for spending part of your day with me and happy writing! If you need anything, shoot me an email!