Characters and Talking Without Words

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Hi from Gail Gaymer Martin at I hope you had a wonderful summer and are ready for the beauty of autumn with cooler weather and burnished colors in the trees. Did you ever think how much you say without saying anything at all? Body action tells the truth more than words spoken. It can get people in trouble as easily as what they say. As you write fiction, keep this thought in mind as you bring your characters to life with action beats. Don’t neglect this effective tool to deepen characterization and emotion and add greater conflict to your stories.

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