Start your free trial to access brainstorming lists of body language, thoughts, vocal cues, and sensations for over 130 emotions. Writing can be easier!


No two characters should express emotion the same way. To avoid reusing tired gestures or slipping into telling, use this thesaurus to brainstorm fresh body language, visceral sensations, and thoughts to express your character’s emotions in ways that make sense for them.

The shortcut for this page is t+e. For a complete list of shortcuts, see our Accessibility guide.