"Practice makes perfect." A painfully annoying quote to read-- I don't think it should be noted at all. Then again, I suppose this is just me thinking way too far into the context. However, if you would stop for a minute and think about why I would consider it to be immensely disgusting is because-- … Continue reading On Notes about: Creative Pursuits
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By Sharla Rae
Have you ever people-watched and tried to guess by facial expressions and body movements what people are feeling or thinking?
This non-verbal communication of emotion, state of mind or state of physical well-being is known as body language.
Body Language is one of the most artistic and useful tools in the writing craft.
Writers paint word visuals of a character’s movements in the reader’s mind and this art is crucial in making our characters look and act like real people rather than stick characters moving around on the page.
I demonstrated how to use body language as a tool to eliminate clunky saidisms in my blog, “Dialogue Tags: How To Kill Some Of The Little Buggers,– showing who’s speaking rather than telling.
Body language may also be used to set the tone or atmosphere in a scene. Example: A character…
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