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Make the Reader Cry: The Dangers of Naming Emotions in Writing

Naming the emotion, instead of expressing it using one of the techniques outlined below, is a sure way to distance your reader from your characters. There is more than one type/cause/experience of every emotion. Naming the emotion destroys any nuance, leaving a bland, generic taste in the reader’s mouth.

Make the Reader Cry: The Dangers of Naming Emotions in Writing2019-09-20T02:03:17+12:00

Five types of writer’s block – and how to beat them

Writer’s block can strike in many different forms, and there’s no one straightforward solution that’s going to get you through it every time. Recognising which type of writer’s block you’re experiencing will help you find the right tools to break through it. Here we list five common types of writer’s block, and our favourite tried-and-tested answers to overcoming them.

Five types of writer’s block – and how to beat them2019-09-20T02:02:05+12:00
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