Saying it Just Right - from Creating Writers Through 6-Trait Writing by Vicki Spandel
- Word Choice - A knack of selecting the just right word or phrase that makes everything come clear for the reader.
- In creative writing, when we think of word choice, we often think of imagery or sensory appeal. Informational writers also paint pictures for readers - but to make those pictures technically correct, they need a good grasp of terminology essential to the message, along with ability to make terms and concepts so clear a reader feels as much at home with them as the writer does.
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