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Saturday, June 13, 2015

Roget, Webster & OED to the Rescue

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Observation: When fiction phenom Katy Evans uses these words in her aggressively visceral writing style, they read as distinctive identifiers with layers of impact. When other authors' prose are peppered with these words they lose their emotional punch.
 
 
Bogus Assumption Treated As Fact: If one bestselling author's writing style and vocabulary compels readers, that means readers want every author's style and words to reflect the exact same style and words.