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"How to Tackle the Embarrassing, the Forbidden, the Emotionally Difficult"

Presented by Writers' League of Texas at Unknown

Feb 13 2016
"How to Tackle the Embarrassing, the Forbidden, the Emotionally Difficult"


Without emotional characters, you are just writing events, not replicating real people who illustrate aspects of the human condition. Your characters should certainly have external problems, but they should also have internal conflicts.

In order to do that, you must be honest about your own emotional reactions to personally challenging moments and want your characters to have that same range of feelings, resisting the impulse to make the characters sentimental or melodramatic. Your

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