As writers we know the power of words. We choose them carefully – rooting around sometimes for hours or days just to find the right verb or adjective. We respect the differences and shadings, however minute, that specific words connote. We understand that the right words create a mood or perception in which the whole is bigger than the sum of its parts.
We also recognize when others do it effectively. When novelists do it well, it’s called good fiction. But when the guardians of the… Continue