The most frequent question clients ask me is “How do I write emotion?” We all know when we pick up a book by an author that’s gotten it right because we’re right there crying or raging or laughing alongside the main character. But how do we achieve that in our own fiction?
Having just spent time sobbing on the treadmill as I finished reading two books that really nail this–The Nightingale and The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo–I had some thoughts on this topic.
So I’ve put together my top tips over on the No Blank Pages blog in a post titled On Writing Emotion. Check it out!