5 Tips for Creating a Glass Case of Emotions

August 12, 2016

 

 

I don’t know about you guys, but when I read a book (and especially when someone reads my books), I want it to be all about THE FEELS! But conveying character emotion and prompting a reader’s response is something that can be a slippery little eel to wrangle. So here are my five tricks for conveying emotion in characters:  

 

 

1. SHOW don’t tell

 

Hey! I saw that eye roll!

I know, I know: it’s been said before, but nobody explained it quite like Futurama.