Description is multi-faceted; learning how to wield it efficiently will make your characters feel authentic and help to draw readers into the fictional world. These Checklists and Tip Sheets can help broaden your understanding of how to make every word count, deepening your characterization, mastering the pace, and pushing the story forward.
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ATTRACTION BODY LANGUAGE (FEMININE-IDENTIFYING)
ATTRACTION BODY LANGUAGE (MASCULINE-IDENTIFYING)
BODY LANGUAGE IN DIALOGUE
CHARACTER FAILURE RESPONSES
EDITING HELP: CRUTCH WORDS
EMOTIONAL WOUND THESAURUS TUTORIAL
EMOTION AMPLIFIER THESAURUS TUTORIAL
EMOTION THESAURUS TUTORIAL
LIST OF POSITIVE ATTRIBUTES
NEGATIVE TRAIT THESAURUS TUTORIAL
PACING AND PRESSURE POINTS
PHYSICAL FEATURES THESAURUS TUTORIAL
POSITIVE TRAIT THESAURUS TUTORIAL
SETTING CHOICE AND DESCRIPTION
SETTING THESAURUS TUTORIAL
SYMBOLISM THESAURUS TUTORIAL
TALENTS AND SKILLS THESAURUS TUTORIAL
TEXTURE THESAURUS TUTORIAL
TYPES OF EMOTIONAL WOUNDS
WEATHER THESAURUS TUTORIAL
WHEN TO SHOW, NOT TELL (EXAMPLES)
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