Tag: emotions

A-Z Challenge: T is for Tension

Posted April 23, 2011 in A-Z Challenge
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A-Z Challenge: T is for Tension

Today I’m continuing with the A-Z Blogging Challenge. I’m doing an A-Z of human emotions, feelings and mental states and today is the letter T and so I’m writing about Tension. Tension is something we writers are always trying to create in our novels. Without tension many readers would get bored and put the book […]

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A-Z Challenge: S is for Surprise

Posted April 22, 2011 in A-Z Challenge
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A-Z Challenge: S is for Surprise

Today I’m continuing with the A-Z Blogging Challenge. I’m doing an A-Z of human emotions, feelings and mental states and today is the letter S and I’m doing Surprise! Not everyone likes surprises- some people like to be prepared for everything. I love surprises though, provided they’re nice ones of course! My partner is hopeless […]

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A-Z Challenge: R is for Remorse and Regret

Posted April 21, 2011 in A-Z Challenge
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A-Z Challenge: R is for Remorse and Regret

Today I’m continuing with the A-Z Blogging Challenge. I’m doing an A-Z of human emotions, feelings and mental states and today is the letter R. I couldn’t choose between Remorse and Regret, and as they are so similar I decided to do both. Remorse and regret are very similar emotions. They both involve a negative […]

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A-Z Challenge: Q is for Quixotism

Posted April 21, 2011 in A-Z Challenge
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A-Z Challenge: Q is for Quixotism

Today I must apologise for being late with my A-Z Blogging Challenge. I’m doing an A-Z of human emotions, feelings and mental states and yesturday I was supposed to be doing Q. Somewhere in between getting back from work, eating dinner, doing my chores and watching Glee before falling asleep it completely slipped my mind. […]

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A-Z Challenge: P is for Pride

Posted April 19, 2011 in A-Z Challenge
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A-Z Challenge: P is for Pride

Today is the sixteenth day of the A-Z Blogging Challenge. Just to remind you, I’m doing an A-Z of human emotions, feelings and mental states.Today is the letter P and I have chosen Pride. Pride is a feeling of satisfaction that comes from your own achievements. We are accepting of people who are legitimately proud […]

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A-Z Challenge: O is for Optimism

Posted April 18, 2011 in A-Z Challenge
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A-Z Challenge: O is for Optimism

Today is the fifteenth day of the A-Z Blogging Challenge. Just to remind you, I’m doing an A-Z of human emotions, feelings and mental states.Today is the letter O and what better word to choose than Optimism? The Oxford English Dictionary defines optimism as having “hopefulness and confidence about the future or successful outcome of […]

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A-Z Challenge: N is for Nostalgia

Posted April 16, 2011 in A-Z Challenge
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A-Z Challenge: N is for Nostalgia

Today is the fourteenth day of the A-Z Blogging Challenge. As you probably know by now, I’m doing an A-Z of human emotions, feelings and mental states.Today is the letter N and I’m writing about Nostalgia. Nostalgia is a sentimental longing for the past, typically for a period or place with happy personal associations. Most […]

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A-Z Challenge: M is for Melancholy

Posted April 15, 2011 in A-Z Challenge
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A-Z Challenge: M is for Melancholy

Today is the thirteenth day of the A-Z Blogging Challenge. As you probably know by now, I’m doing an A-Z of human emotions, feelings and mental states.Today is the letter M and I’ve chosen Melancholy. Melancholy is a feeling of sadness, gloominess and pensiveness. I’m pleased to say it’s not an emotion I experience too […]

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