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Body Language Cheet Sheet for Writers

Body Language Cheat Sheet for Writers As described by Selnick’s article: Author and doctor of clinical psychology Carolyn Kaufman has released a one-page body language cheat sheet of psychological “tells” (PDF link)

linestorm:  Fighting Words Active verbs to use in a fight scene or an otherwise violent encounter, color-coded by severity (with red as most intense and purple as most mild), and categorized by type of fight.

Active verbs to use in a fight scene, colour-coded by severity, with red as most intense, and categorised by type of fight. // Lovely I've been writing a lot of fight scenes lately so this will be good.


descriptive words other words to use. be still my heart! I love using a variety of descriptive words. This list, in the words of Mrs.Riley -my high school English teacher, is a plethora of words :-)

Instead of said

Handout or mini-poster on colorful words writers can use instead of "said." Students can put the b&w version in their writing notebooks for reference. <-- uh I'm not a teacher but you know reference

"everything was beautiful, and nothing hurt." slaughterhouse five by kurt vonnegut.

"Everything was beautiful and nothing hurt" Kurt Vonnegut, Slaughterhouse Five. Image from the book, illustrated by KV.

Slaughterhouse five - Kurt Vonnegut                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Pretty much obsessing over binge reading & reflecting on all things Kurt Vonnegut in my life right now.