On Writing Emotion

Julie Artz
Apr 4 · 4 min read
A good starting point for writing emotion.

“Aurélie, what are you saying?“ Lazare said, as if offended on Camille’s behalf.

“She doesn’t care. Husbands aren’t any good unless they’re gone — which you would know, Lazare, if you were required to have one.”

His face clouded. “My apologies.”

“Not at all,” Camille said, using her best imitation of Aurélie to cover the confusion she felt. “But I wonder if it’s not time for me to go.” She counterfeited a pretty yawn. “It’s almost morning and I’ve a long ride back to Paris.” — pg 225, Enchantée


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After nearly two decades of writing & editing corporate & non-profit materials, I’ve turned toward the creative realm as a freelance editor and book coach.

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