When we sit down to write, we consciously create pictures with words. If we have done our job, the ideas they generate in the reader’s mind are infinite.
We often see memes and quotes about writing that resonate with us. Quotes often become memes because they are true and memorable and sometimes poke fun at us.
“One day I will find the right words, and they will be simple.” ― Jack Kerouac
The words we write create images in the mind of the reader. If the ideas they represent are phrased right, the complete picture will be understood. We must believe that readers will see the images we paint for them.
“The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.” – Voltaire
This is where it becomes difficult for me as a writer. I know I don’t have to spell everything out in minutia because readers are intelligent. But…
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