The Emotion Thesaurus

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.

Using its 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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Product details

  • Paperback | 182 pages
  • 178 x 254 x 10mm | 327g
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 0999296310
  • 9780999296318
  • 10,923

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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

This is a one-of-a-kind resource for the writer. Offering synonyms (and more) for emotions of every stripe - as well as some sound writing advice throughout - this is just the sort of tome to have sitting within reach of the keyboard. A quick flip through the pages is sure to offer a plethora of new ideas and story possibilities. K.M. Weiland, bestselling author of Outlining Your Novel: Map Your Way To Success and Structuring Your Novel: Essential keys for Writing an Outstanding Story
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