Thursday, January 01, 2015

Word Choice

Words are a writer's palate, and with them we can create stunning works of art (or terrible messes when we use the wrong ones). Here are some articles that look at how to choose the right words, and how ignoring those "never use X" rules can lead to better stories.

A sampling of articles on word choice

See all articles on word choice


  1. Just wondering, you say "Words are a writer's palate." Do you mean the words writers use are the one of their taste, (the ones they like to use) or do you mean 'palette' in the sense words (vocabulary) are a writer's range of verbal colour?