Desperately Seeking Synonyms – NYTimes.com

In this second installment of Draft, a series of writing lessons, Constance Hale discusses nouns and adjectives and how to use them effectively in sentences.

Writers sometimes forget that the primary role of nouns is to paint a clear picture, and they pile up abstractions and leave us clueless as to the people, places, things or ideas they are writing about.

 

via Desperately Seeking Synonyms – NYTimes.com.

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