CHECKLISTS AND TIP SHEETS

Description is multi-faceted; learning how to wield it efficiently will make your characters feel authentic and help 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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ADDING CONFLICT

ATTRACTION BODY LANGUAGE (FEMININE-IDENTIFYING)

ATTRACTION BODY LANGUAGE (MASCULINE-IDENTIFYING)

BACKSTORY CHECKLIST

BODY LANGUAGE IN DIALOGUE

CHARACTER BODY LANGUAGE

CHARACTER FAILURE RESPONSES

CHARACTER LOVE LANGUAGES

CHARACTER MOTIVATION

CHARACTER SECRETS

COLOR THESAURUS TUTORIAL

DECEPTION IN DIALOGUE

DEEP POV CHECKLIST

DESCRIBING BREATH

DESCRIBING VOICE

EDITING HELP: CRUTCH WORDS

EMOTIONAL EXPRESSIONS

EMOTIONAL WOUND THESAURUS TUTORIAL

EMOTION AMPLIFIER THESAURUS TUTORIAL

EMOTION THESAURUS TUTORIAL

FIRST PAGES

FLASHBACKS CHECKLISTS

LIST OF EMOTIONS

LIST OF FLAWS

LIST OF POSITIVE ATTRIBUTES

NEGATIVE TRAIT THESAURUS TUTORIAL

PACING AND PRESSURE POINTS

PHYSICAL FEATURES THESAURUS TUTORIAL

PLOTTING PUSHES

POSITIVE TRAIT THESAURUS TUTORIAL

PSYCHOLOGICAL FEARS

RAISING THE STAKES

SETTING CHOICE AND DESCRIPTION

SETTING THESAURUS TUTORIAL

SHAPE 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

WHEN TO SHOW, NOT TELL (EXAMPLES)

WHEN TO TELL, NOT SHOW

WORTHY GOALS


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