A handy reminder. 😀
Make me feel your story, make me sense it and experience it.
Take me into your world, and let me live it with your protagonist.
I’m an emotive writer, and my pieces concentrate much on the senses and the old adage: show, not tell. Not every writer swears by this approach, but my writing works more in this field than with explanatory description.
Emotions rule our world and fuel our stories, without emotion our stories become a boring and grim lists of actions. Stories begin with a dilemma and continue with the reactions to that impasse. All our reactions are emotional, we’re human beings, not robots, and even if you’re writing about robots, your story will need emotional content if it is to survive!
Showing emotion is vital to fire up your writing.
Don’t tell me your protagonist is angry, show me their
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