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I have long used the authors fabulous blog The Bookshelf Muse as a go to source for on the spot inspiration whenever I need a unique synonym When I heard they were compiling their wisdom into a book, I was thrilled This is a one of a kind resource for the writer Offering synonyms andfor 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 I have long used the authors fabulous blog The Bookshelf Muse as a go to source for on the spot inspiration whenever I need a unique synonym When I heard they were compiling their wisdom into a book, I was thrilled This is a one of a kind resource for the writer Offering synonyms andfor 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 [[ READ DOWNLOAD ]] ↠ The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Expression ↡ Did you know there s a SECOND EDITION of The Emotion Thesaurus that has been expanded toentries x the teaching content Just click on the author s name to find it The Emotion Thesaurus, First Edition for collectors One of the biggest problem areas for writers is conveying emotion to the reader in a unique, compelling way When showing our characters feelings, we often grab onto the first idea that comes to mind, and our characters end up smiling, shrugging, nodding, and frowning far too muchNeed some inspiration to get you beyond the basics Inside The Emotion Thesaurus, you ll findemotion entries that list body language, thoughts, and visceral responses for each A breakdown of the biggest emotion related writing problems and how to overcome them Body language and action cues that address both acute and suppressed forms of emotion Suggestions for each emotion that cover a range of intensity, from mild to extremedescription tips on emotion, dialogue, characters, and settingEditors, authors and teachers agree that The Emotion Thesaurus, in its easy to navigate list format, is a convenient and helpful brainstorming resource for any writing project Discover the tool that will inspire you to create stronger, fresher character expressions and engage readers from your first page to your last This book is a real gem I m often reluctant to read books about writing techniques because I feel that trying too hard to stick to the rules sucks a lot of the fun out of writing, and can leave me creatively paralysed for fear of getting it wrong Not so this book If you ever find it hard to think of ways to describe your characters emotions without falling back on the same old cliches and let s face it, who doesn t , then this book will give you a great nudge in the right direction I This book is a real gem I m often reluctant to read books about writing techniques because I feel that trying too hard to stick to the rules sucks a lot of the fun out of writing, and can leave me creatively paralysed for fear of getting it wrong Not so this book If you ever find it hard to think of ways to describe your characters emotions without falling back on the same old cliches and let s face it, who doesn t , then this book will give you a great nudge in the right direction I know I will keep referring back to it in future When I sit down at my computer to write I do three things before starting I close my office door, I crank up some rock n roll, and I make sure The Emotion Thesaurus is open on my Kindle reader app on my desktop Every writer can learn something from this excellent resource Look up the emotion your character is experiencing and you ll find physical signals, internal sensations, mental responses, cues of acute or long term effects of said emotion, cues of suppressed emotion, a list of other emo When I sit down at my computer to write I do three things before starting I close my office door, I crank up some rock n roll, and I make sure The Emotion Thesaurus is open on my Kindle reader app on my desktop Every writer can learn something from this excellent resource Look up the emotion your character is experiencing and you ll find physical signals, internal sensations, mental responses, cues of acute or long term effects of said emotion, cues of suppressed emotion, a list of other emotions that one may escalate to, and even writer s tips This is an invaluable tool for adding depth to your characters and no writer should be without it I read The Emotion Thesaurus shortly after reading The Negative Trait Thesaurus, and now quite many details and notations made in the latter work make sense This is another valuable title to have in a writing library, because it examines how emotions are not only shown in a narrative, but also how they function and how to make the most of them in your writing Again, Angela Ackerman and Becca Puglisi did a phenomenal job with the research and expansion on character emotions, actions, and ge I read The Emotion Thesaurus shortly after reading The Negative Trait Thesaurus, and now quite many details and notations made in the latter work make sense This is another valuable title to have in a writing library, because it examines how emotions are not only shown in a narrative, but also how they function and how to make the most of them in your writing Again, Angela Ackerman and Becca Puglisi did a phenomenal job with the research and expansion on character emotions, actions, and general hints and tips to think about when showing these details in a work I definitely see myself coming back to this many times in the future.Overall score 4.5 5 stars Love this reference book It s the writer s bible Easy to navigate and loads of good ideas for the show not tell party. I had a chance to beta read this book and it is BRILLIANT If you love the blog, you re going to love the book evenAngela and Becca have addedemotions there s over 70 listed andcategories within each emotion This is a must have for all writers. The Emotional Thesaurus is a fantastic writer s handbook, and must have as a reference while writing to help bring clarity yet interest to one s writing.Angela and Becca have created a functional tool to enhance an author s writing and storytelling choices The book is written in an easy to read and follow format, which is great for any writer, even high school and college students.I especially liked the breakdown of words into Verbal and Nonverbal Communication, Physical Signals, Mental Respons The Emotional Thesaurus is a fantastic writer s handbook, and must have as a reference while writing to help bring clarity yet interest to one s writing.Angela and Becca have created a functional tool to enhance an author s writing and storytelling choices The book is written in an easy to read and follow format, which is great for any writer, even high school and college students.I especially liked the breakdown of words into Verbal and Nonverbal Communication, Physical Signals, Mental Responses, and Internal Sensations This is a brilliant way to present words of the same likeness and show how they can be properly used to add flavor to any essay, article, short story, novel, or screenplay.The authors give clear and specific examples, which apply their methods of choosing proper description It s like a genealogy of appropriate emotional usage when telling a story As an added bonus, they highlight the results of effectively using backstory to further empower a story.I m definitely giving my son a copy of this book as he heads off to his freshman year in college I know I ll covet my copy I ve been using this book since it came out Not because I don t know these things already, but because, like all writers, I tend to use the same phrases over and over This book fires the imagination, freshens your phrasing, and can even change the direction of a scene Wait a minute, she wasn t unhappy, she was desperate she curled her hands around her head and twisted back and forth, saying, please, please, don t leave me here If you ve stared at the page and realized this was the th I ve been using this book since it came out Not because I don t know these things already, but because, like all writers, I tend to use the same phrases over and over This book fires the imagination, freshens your phrasing, and can even change the direction of a scene Wait a minute, she wasn t unhappy, she was desperate she curled her hands around her head and twisted back and forth, saying, please, please, don t leave me here If you ve stared at the page and realized this was the third time he d wrung his hands in as many chapters, you need this book Peace, Seeley If you re not a native speaker writing in English like me I m from Russia , this book is a gem I struggle with defining emotion because mostly those words are concepts, harder to grasp than objects or colors or places or such This book is sitting on my desk so I can consult it like an emotional map, opening it up alphabetically on Anger or Terror, and scanning through a list of typical physical signals, internal sensations, mental responses, and some marvelous tips, like searching the whole m If you re not a native speaker writing in English like me I m from Russia , this book is a gem I struggle with defining emotion because mostly those words are concepts, harder to grasp than objects or colors or places or such This book is sitting on my desk so I can consult it like an emotional map, opening it up alphabetically on Anger or Terror, and scanning through a list of typical physical signals, internal sensations, mental responses, and some marvelous tips, like searching the whole manuscript for the word felt and unpacking it, like Chuck Palahniuk suggests