I didn’t get to do this kind of post, a review of sorts about writing guides/books. I’d planned to last year but better late than never, right? Besides, it’s long overdue to shout from the mountain tops how much I love The Emotions Thesaurus.
How much do I love it?
Well to quote Elizabeth Barrett Browning, ‘let me count the ways!’
I love how it reminds the writer all the ways a character can speak without the use of their mouth. When I got back into the writing game after a long detour, I admit my characters were one dimensional. They spoke but they rarely moved on the page. Literally and figuratively. And then I purchased this wonderful book and my eyes were re-opened. I remembered that body language too spoke volumes.
Happy IWSG Day! It’s that day again. Where every first Wednesday of the new month, the ISWG gather to do what we do best. And sorely need. Support each other as we hone our craft. And as we toil in the highs and lows of writing, promoting, publishing and marketing our writing. And who do we have to thank for forming this creative support team? The ninja captain extraordinaire, Alex Cavanaugh!
To find out more about the group and/or maybe even sign-up, click on the badge above. And don’t forget to check out the awesome co-hosts for the February 3 posting of the IWSG: Allison Gammons,Tamara Narayan, Eva E. Solar, Rachel Pattison, and Ann V. Friend!
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What is my concern this month? Well it’s not a full, blown out and festering concern. But it’s niggling at me and I’m afraid that if I can’t find the answer, it might grow worse.