Book Talk..6/1/18

Check out this review of the book, Writing Vivid Emotions, by Rayne Hall, as featured in this post from the When Genres Collide blog.

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Book Talk…6/1/18

Traci Kenworth


Writing Vivid Emotions by Rayne Hall. Createspace. Feb. 7, 2017.

Amazon blurb: Do you want your characters to feel such strong emotions that the readers’ scalps prickle, their mouths go dry and their hearts thud like they’re sharing the experience? Do you want to convey fear or happiness in ways that make the readers feel heat radiating through their chest or cold sweat trickling down their spine rather than the tired ‘he was afraid’ or ‘she felt happy’? Step by step, you’ll learn how to express feelings through body language, dialogue, thought, similes, visceral sensations and mood-rich descriptions. The book also guides you through layering emotions and varying their intensity. It shows you how to subtly reveal a character’s secret or suppressed emotions. The book also flags mistakes to avoid and reveals tricks used by professional authors. At the end of each chapter, you’ll…

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