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Character Emotions — Part Seven

In the past few posts, I’ve discussed a number of emotions. This time I’d like to focus on an emotional state which isn’t as easy to sum up as fear, anger, jealousy, or passion. I’m talking about shock. Like most … Continue reading

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Character Emotions — Part Five

Jealousy is one of the toughest emotions to convey without scattering clichĂ©s like rose petals at a wedding. Knowing your character is essential to achieving anything like realism. As a child, I vividly recall sneaking across the street to peek through … Continue reading

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