Do Fictional Emotions Still Reflect Real Emotions?

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Most of us probably read novels and memoirs for the emotional journey that we get to go on with the characters of the story. That’s the best part of reading.

Today, I don’t want to blog about writing emotions, except to say that it is our job as writers to show emotion, not to tell readers how the character is feeling.



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Julia Amante

Women’s Fiction author of That Was Then, Say You’ll Be Mine, and Evenings at the Argentine Club. Speaker and and teacher.