Emotional Beats: Driving

Nicholas C. Rossis

Back in September, I published Emotional Beats: How to Easily Convert your Writing into Palpable Feelings. As promised, I will be posting the book on my blog. So, here is the next installment, continuing Part 3 of the book: Other Beats. This one deals with:


Emotional Beats | From the blog of Nicholas C. Rossis, author of science fiction, the Pearseus epic fantasy series and children's books Read for free with KU

I’m sure you can drive just fine. But how easy do you find it to describe your character’s driving? These might help.

  • He cut across three lanes of traffic, careening over the median to speed back in the other direction.
  • She coasted the SUV out onto the road.
  • He backed out, hand on the gear shifter.
  • We swerved to the right as the back end of the SUV fishtailed until it came to a halt.
  • He jammed the car into gear and gunned the engine.
  • A red traffic light stopped us.
  • A cab screeched to the curb.
  • He turned into…

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