My favorite writing book just got updated! A second edition of The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer’s Guide to Character Expression by Angela Ackerman and Becca Puglisi came out yesterday. I pre-ordered it weeks ago because the first edition is such an incredibly helpful resource. In honor of this new book release, here’s a prompt that The Emotion Thesaurus could help you with:
Write about a character experiencing a strong emotion (e.g. rage, adoration, terror, etc.) without naming that emotion.