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Neil Gaiman Writing Rules Blog includes ideas for incorporating: crying characters, body language cues, word histories, etc. Check this one out. You will be glad you did.
"May your coming year be filled with magic and dreams and good madness. I hope you read some fine books and kiss someone who thinks you're wonderful, and don't forget to make some art -- write or draw or build or sing or live as only you can. And I hope, somewhere in the next year, you surprise yourself." — Neil Gaiman