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In writing. Don’t use adjectives which merely tell us how you want us to feel about the thing you are describing. I mean, instead of telling us a thing was “terrible,” describe it so that we’ll be terrified. Don’t say it was “delightful”; make us say “delightful” when we’ve read the description. You see, all those words (horrifying,...
The punitive “What was I thinking?” became the much more compassionate “What was...– Elisabeth Fairfield Stokes, NYTimes Modern Love