On Choosing the Right Word — A Writer’s Path

Finding the right word: I tend to go with the simplest. Adding big words for the sake of it, is not for me. This article demonstrates my point of view.

 

by Julianne Q. Johnson I was taking part in a conversation between various writers today about word choice. Some participants were arguing the point that using fancier word choices was the way to go. They were quite fierce about it and mentioned how it was nice to build their readers’ vocabulary, and besides, […]

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2 Comments on “On Choosing the Right Word — A Writer’s Path

  1. I prefer simple, easy to understand words. I don’t want to have to stop reading a story to look up the meaning of a fancy word. Good post, Nia!

    • Nia Markos

      I agree. It makes writing so much easier to speak in a “normal” voice.

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