Writing is fraught with rules, some that aren't actually even rules at all. Here are seven writing rules you can totally break and feel good about it, too. (They mentioned breaking Strunk and White's rules! Hated that little book of grammar!
3 Tips for Writing Heavy Emotional Scenes. sometimes emotional distance is better so they don't choke on emotions and they sympathize with the character. but don't cheat readers out of the emotional scene