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This lively book will help writers find vivid ways to express emotion in their fiction. In 36 "mini-lessons, " Hood sheds new light on love, hate, fear, grief, guilt, hope and jealousy.
In this unique book, Ann Hood will help you find fresh, creative images, words and gestures to evoke feelings in your fiction. In 36 mini-lessons, Hood sheds new light on love, hate, fear, grief, guilt, hope, jealousy and other major emotions. Each lesson offers instruction on rendering that particular sentiment; good and bad examples illustrating how writers have succeeded and where others have gone wrong; and imaginative exercises for putting the feeling into words.