Emotional Beats: Ways to Portray Worry

Back in September, I published Emotional Beats: How to Easily Convert your Writing into Palpable Feelings. As promised, I will be posting the book on my blog. So, here is the next installment, listing beats you can use to convey: Worry A simple “he frowned” is the...

Emotional Beats: Ways to Portray Surprise

Back in September, I published Emotional Beats: How to Easily Convert your Writing into Palpable Feelings. As promised, I will be posting the book on my blog. So, here is the next installment, listing beats you can use to convey: Surprise Everyone loves a twist,...

Emotional Beats: Ways to Portray Pain

Back in September, I published Emotional Beats: How to Easily Convert your Writing into Palpable Feelings. As promised, I will be posting the book on my blog. So, here is the next installment, listing beats you can use to convey: Pain What good is a story with no...

Emotional Beats: Ways to Portray Sadness

Back in September, I published Emotional Beats: How to Easily Convert your Writing into Palpable Feelings. As promised, I will be posting the book on my blog. So, here is the next installment, listing beats you can use to convey: Sadness Characters will often...

Emotional Beats: Ways to Portray Joy

Back in September, I published Emotional Beats: How to Easily Convert your Writing into Palpable Feelings. As promised, I will be posting the book on my blog. So, here is the next installment, listing beats you can use to convey: Joy Hopefully, our characters will...

Emotional Beats: Ways to Portray Relaxation

In September, I published Emotional Beats: How to Easily Convert your Writing into Palpable Feelings. As promised, I will be posting the book on my blog. So, here is the next installment, listing beats you can use to convey: Relaxation In a sense, this category is the...

Emotional Beats: Ways to Portray Interest

In September, I mentioned the launch of Emotional Beats: How to Easily Convert your Writing into Palpable Feelings. As promised, I will be posting the book on my blog. So, here is the next installment, listing beats you can use to convey: Interest Commonly used in a...

Never Better: a Halloween Story

Following this blog’s tradition, this is this year’s Halloween story. Enjoy! Never Better “Hey, Pat.” The sun in my eyes blinds me as I squint to see Anne approach. “Hey.” She throws her bag onto the grass and sits down beside me with a little hop. “So,...