S41E8 – Writing Emotions: Happiness

While this is one of the four core emotions we have covered before, we wanted to take a deeper dive into it. Happiness is often forgotten in storytelling, especially when the characters are in a world full of war, destruction or constant fighting. Yet happiness is essential in order to show the full range of a character, and for the readers to truly experience the tragedy of losing that happiness.

From the nuances of happiness at different levels to how to set up a moment of joy, we talk about everything you need to know to write this emotions.

First aired March 27, 2023.

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1 comment on “S41E8 – Writing Emotions: Happiness

  1. Mary Van Everbroeck says:

    Great information!
    Thank you!

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