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My question is: why are you trying to show complex emotions solely with facial expressions? In fact, solely with a single facial expression? The situation you describe makes sense, absolutely, and it's more than plausible it would incite both a desperate hope and a fear of that hope in the friend in question. Those sort of strong, contradictory emotions will ...


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The amount of dialogue you use doesn’t directly determine whether you are telling or showing, it’s more about what you write. In your example you’re showing us that Uraag is naive and innocent by having her walking around naked and not realising that it’s inappropriate. If her master had just said to her that she was naive and innocent that would have been ...


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Writing isn't like filming a movie. In a movie it's trivial to show detail. Swing the camera over the set and you're done. A one-second clip can contain tens or hundreds of tiny details depending on how productive the set dressers felt that day. Writers can't use this trick. To describe a scene they need to spend costly words from their budget, and every ...


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