Power words are those words that allow our character to find inspiration to change.
A character can change their current emotion state to something different OR grow their current emotion.
8 Categories of Power Words
- ABSOLUTES – always, more, best
- EXTREMES – tiny, hot, most
- UNUSUAL CONDITIONS/SITUATIONS – quintuplets, billionaire, amnesia
- QUALITIES- green, thick, sluggish
- QUANTITIES – ninety-nine, bushel, furlong
- HORROR – decapitated, entrails, bloody
- FEELINGS – thrilling, joyful, frightened
- QUALITIES OF THOUGHTS, FEELINGS OR BEHAVIORS – i ran all the way; she really disgusts me; they honored me