TV Writer Podcast 070 – Angela Ackerman (The Emotion Thesaurus)

Whether you’re a feature or TV writer, actor, or novelist, The Emotion Thesaurus is an indispensable tool for your arsenal. Find out why, in this week’s insightful interview with co-author Angela Ackerman!

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Angela Ackerman lives in Calgary, Alberta with her husband and two teen boys. A lover of mystery and mythology, her chapter books, middle grade and young adult novels are represented by Jill Corcoran of The Herman Agency.

Angela is also the co-author of The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer’s Guide To Character Expression, a unique writing resource that tackles the “show-don’t-tell” aspect of character emotion. A strong believer in writers helping writers, Angela teaches workshops, runs critique groups both online and in person, and blogs at the award-winning resource, The Bookshelf Muse, a description hub for writers, editors and teachers.

In the interview, we discuss the many uses for The Emotion Thesaurus: to help train your powers of observation, as a scene tool, to help rewriting, to enhance readability of your scripts, and much more!

Twitter: @AngelaAckerman

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