Show Your Characters’ Wounds

Show Your Characters’ Wounds

The last two weeks, I’ve given examples showing characters’ love for each other and examples showing characters’ flaws. This week, I give an example of a character exhibiting a wound. I chose being stalked. I consulted The Emotional Wound Thesaurus: A Writer’s...
Show Your Characters’ Flaws

Show Your Characters’ Flaws

Last week, I wrote examples of showing love using behaviors from The Positive Trait Thesaurus: A Writer’s Guide to Character Attributes (Angela Ackerman and Becca Puglisi). So, this week I give examples of characters exhibiting character flaws. I’ve used The Negative...
Show Love Without Saying “I Love You.”

Show Love Without Saying “I Love You.”

Valentine’s Day approaches, and I have a novella in a Valentine’s Day collection. See more about Cooking Up Kisses at the end of my post. Today, I use associated behaviors from The Positive Trait Thesaurus: A Writer’s Guide to Character Attributes (Angela Ackerman and...