Handy Reference Tools: Emotion Wheel and Emotion Chart

27 09 2015

It is true that it is better to show than to tell. However, if your characters are all “in a tizzy” over the approaching dragon, then a good thesaurus or reference tool can help distinguish “Battle Frenzy” from “Hysteria”. Then an author could correlate and describe based on experience or other reference tools, thereby separating “the blood-limned grimace” from “the slack-faced wailing.”



While you’re here, see how I applied this wheel in my acclaimed novel The Flesh Sutra free on Amazon Kindle.



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