Writing Excuses 7.33: Authentic Emotion
Writers, like actors, have to animate the inanimate, and evoke emotions that we may not have ever felt, and in this episode we talk about the things that we do in order to accomplish that. We talk about making faces, remembering analogous events, playing thematic music, and running around the kitchen with a knife.
Homework: Describe a setting. Then, without using any emotion-words, describe that same setting again three more times from a happy, sad, and angry point of view.
Thing of the week: All Men of Genius, by Lev AC Rosen, narrated by Emily Gray.
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