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This tag should be used in question related to portray a given emotion in a writing, or dealing with certain feeling during the act of writing.

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A good way to find the most meaningful answer for yourself is to pick up your favorite book and see what effect long sentences have on you. One purpose of sentence length is to provide rhythm in a s …
answered Dec 25 '18 by DPT
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+1 Amadeus, great answer. OP, your comments of: "Hinted" is a bit too straightforward, and I was hoping to find a similar word that is a tad more subtle. I also don't want to keep the mo …
answered Apr 25 by DPT
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There is a trick for this in The Emotional Craft of Fiction. It's called 'me centered narration.' Essentially, you have the character express at length in narrative (protest too much) what she want …
answered May 29 by DPT
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I think Standback has a great perspective here. Answer: Symptoms of crying are one thing. But you can do other things with this emotion, and you should. You can go into the character's thought proc …
answered Dec 16 '18 by DPT
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How to kill a character you are attached to? ANSWER: Write a few alternate versions of the scene--in one the character dies, in others the character does not die (coma, loss of limbs, etc). Then get …
answered May 28 by DPT