Posts Tagged: diction

I think I know what you mean

Okay. I shared with you that I’m jumping back into reading with the help of my favorite author. Jack Vance is a master of descriptive language and exquisite dialog. He also has a gift for diction that employs an expansive vocabulary. I hazard to say it would break any Facebook grammar app. As proud as… Read more »

Writing by the book

“Writing week” continues on the JMD blog.  Now, read on… There must be dozens, probably hundreds of books written about writing.  How to, what’s good, what it means… there is no shortage of analysis. And I haven’t read any of them. That doesn’t suggest I think they’re bad.  Nor does it correspondingly suggest my writing… Read more »