Writing emotional triggers, while optional, will take your writing to all-new levels of emotional connection for readers. This is a shortened sample lesson from my 5-week masterclass on writing in deep point of view.
In my book Method Acting For Writers, I talk about writing emotions in four layers: primary emotions (instinctive, knee-jerk, unthinking emotional responses), emotional triggers (optional), secondary emotions (thinking emotional responses to primary emotions), and behavior (what those emotions force the character to DO).… Read the post
There’s a lot of commotion about getting emotion on the page, but getting it right is tricky.
Most writers do a great job getting in their POV character’s head, telling how they process emotions. Writing thoughts.
But most writers aren’t great at sharing their POV character’s physical reactions, showing how they experience emotions physically.… Read the post
by Tiffany Lawson Inman
Hello and Happy December! I’ve kept my blog a little shorter today because I know you all are busy busy busy with festivities writing. *wink wink* My hubby is currently wondering when I will put the laptop away and finish wrapping presents.… Read the post