10 feedback questions to ask a friend who just read your novel
MASTER LIST of Facial Expressions for Writers! This will help you set up dialogue and show how your characters are feeling. It's also helpful if you tend to use the same expressions over and over again (which lots of us do)
6 Words Every Writer Needs to Avoid ~ The Writing Pal
Great ideas! I do believe the physical appearance of the character is too important to leave out (I hate it when writers "leave it to the imagination." No, I want to definitively know what the character looks like!) But the "I woke up and looked in the mirror" trope gets old fast.
How to Write a Book: The Seriously Ultimate Guide for New Writers