The Emotion Thesaurus by Angela Ackerman
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.

About Angela Ackerman

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Angela Ackerman and Becca Puglisi are the creators of the award winning online resource for writers, The Bookshelf Muse. Members of SCBWI, both authors write in the Middle Grade and Young Adult genres.
Published May 9, 2012 by JADD Publishing. 174 pages
Genres: Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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I love books like this as much as I love books like Fancy Nancy.

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For more about how to write a page-turner, I recommend Writing the Blockbuster Novel, an excellent how-to written by my former literary agent and ex-husband, Albert Zuckerman.

Jan 09 2018 | Read Full Review of The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writ...

No matter how good you are at writing emotion (and I think I write strong emotion evocatively and well), The Emotion Thesaurus can spur you to write emotion and body language even better.

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