This is a wonderful post by a talented writer!
I set out to write a new collection of poetry and I am thinking about words more than I have in the past.
The most difficult thing about writing is trying to find new words that mean the same thing while creating a different version of what I already wrote without repeating myself.
Can you follow that?
Some days, I can’t because it is exhausting.
I think about the words I use when I write. I listen to the way they sound and explore the feelings which I am trying to express.
If the words don’t invoke any feeling then I know I’m doing it wrong.
This intricacy of language is what makes writing so difficult.
One word can alter everything that you are trying to express as a writer.
I have been trying to push my writing in a different direction and— as I write— I discovered that it doesn’t…
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