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Angela Ackerman
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Good post on strengthening the suspense in your story and setting high stakes. Happy Monday everyone! via  +C. S. Lakin 
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Great article, thanks for sharing!
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Want to improve your writing and get inspired? This article looks at 105 of the top blogs and websites for writers and authors to help you.
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Two years ago I  decided to get serious about writing. I had so many questions and I didn't know who to ask or where to turn to. I scoured the web to find resources and articles to help me.  I join...
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Writers, do check out the wealth of information at INDIE RECON, happening right now. This is an excellent way to get the knowledge of many industry experts and authors in one place.
Wednesday, April 15th 2015 IndieReCon Online Schedule 9:30 AM2:30 PMIndie and Proud: CHRISTINA FONSECA12:00 PM5:00 PMGet Sticky: Create Top of Mind Awareness with Readers - JOY CAPPS1:00 PM6:00 PMC...
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Taking notes on Jim Kukral's talk right now! "13 Reasons You're NOT as Successful an Author as You Should Be" #IndieReCon2015   #jimkukral   #AuthorMarketingInstitute  
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We've talked about Emotional Pacing before, and even had Five Tips for Writing with Emotion, yet it still seems that there are two major trends right now regarding character's emotions. They are either kick-ass and hardcore, ...
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A list of recommended reading for writers from author K.M. Weiland.
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I am the co-author of the bestselling writing books, The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Expression, The Positive Trait Thesaurus, A Writer's Guide to Character Attributes, and The Negative Trait Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Flaws. I also write fiction for Middle Graders and Young Adult, and am represented by Jill Corcoran of The Jill Corcoran Agency. YOu can find me at Writers Helping Writers, a hub for all things writing and home of unique writing tools that are unlike anything else out there!

Stop by & check out our Descriptive Databases on:

Showing Character Emotion
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Sensory Setting Detail (over 100 to choose from!)
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 I enjoy connecting with people, especially teachers, writers and people who love the written word. :) If there's something I can do to help, I will. I often post writing stuff and things that hit my funny bone. Thanks for checking out my profile and have an awesome week!

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