Writing Emotion

I’m going to let the graphics speak for themselves here. This stuff is from Robert Olen Butler’s From Where You Dream, a fantastic craft book for writers of any genre. I’ve tried Butler’s journal exercise, and it’s very illuminating; I found it tremendously helpful in honing my depiction of character interiority during emotional moments.

Robert Olen Butler's 5 Expressions of EmotionTry this journal exercise for better written interiority

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