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.