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More Writing Cheat Sheets

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Since I received a lot of positive feedback on my first list of 'cheat sheets' and was tipped off to several more since then, I thought I'd do a follow-up post. In the season of giving, here's another list of helpful reference web pages:

115 Words for 'Walks'  This cheat sheet upped the ante on 60 Words for Walk. Thanks Alan Donahue!

Taste & Aroma infographic Find the right word(s) to describe what your character is sensing.

Robert Plutchik's Wheel of Emotions A color chart with 8 basic emotions and 8 advanced emotions each composed of 2 basic ones. It's simpler to understand than to describe!

Realistic Travel A table for estimating travel times by various means of transport. Even pigeon.

Stages of Grief  Since many fictional characters experience grief at some point, this table can help you get it right.

The Science of Getting Drunk An excellent infographic to help describe realistic alcohol consumption and its effects (click to zoom in so you can read i…