Seven sensible steps to success as a writer. Step 3 (Continued):
Choosing the right word
Words carry many meanings – and for a writer, success depends in large part upon choosing absolutely the right word for what you want to say, as well as the way you put those words together.
There’s more than one way to construct a sentence correctly, or to shape a paragraph. And if those choices truly reflect yourself and your ideas, you may find in the words the almost limitless flexibility and beauty of which language is capable.
In the hands of a master, the written word can carry all the sonority and profundity of a musical instrument. Adjectives, similes, metaphors and so on, are the keys and scales on which a writer plays, ............