Writing Wednesdays: Ways to Show Your Character is in Love (Part One)

Writing Wednesdays - Ways to Show Your Character is in Love (Part One)

This post is going to be part of the Show Don’t Tell subseries of the Writing Wednesdays series in which I give you Continue reading

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Writing Wednesdays: 10 Ways to Show Your Character is Excited

Writing Wednesdays - 10 Ways to Show Your Character is Excited

Okay. We had one negative and one positive 10 Ways to Show Your Character is (Irritated and Happy, respectively); today, we are going to show excitement!

Why?

Why not?

Have your character: Continue reading

Writing Wednesdays: 10 Ways to Show Your Character is Irritated

Writing Wednesdays - 10 Ways to Show Your Character is Irritated

There are only so many times you can use the word “irritated”… Or “annoyed”. Or “frustrated”. Or “ticked off” (yeah, I know it’s a phrase, not a word).

You get it: you can use “irritated” or a synonym of it in your writing. However, in order to avoid repetition while at the same time adhering to the show don’t tell rule, why don’t you include one – or more – of these ten gestures? Continue reading