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Body language and bunny suits

When I was a manufacturing engineer, I spent my first six months working in the fab—fabrication plant—learning how the line worked, and how to operate the tools that processed semiconductor chips in the 24/7/365 factory. Because even the smallest amount of contamination can ruin a batch of wafers in process—a very expensive proposition—everyone on the

Emotional outlet

How many ways can you think of to express your character’s anxiety? His happiness? Her anger? Does your antagonist always look behind him? Does your hero clench his fists every time? Does your heroine’s mouth flatten over and over? A traditional thesaurus may not help when you want to describe the actions and reactions of