The process of probing beneath and even shaving or sanding away the language undergirding literary works that, word by word, line by line and page by page, sustains a narrative s arc, contributes to the perspective of writer as architect. For it not only positions, but also reinforces the significance of line, mass, texture, balance, scale and proportion in a new world, a created structure and the spaces that organize it, that if expertly executed, endures over time."
On Exploring Craft
University Press of America, Incorporated
Writers As Architects
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