S21E3 – Word Choice: To Use Big Words or Not to Use Big Words

Finding the right word for the moment can be a difficult task that slows down any author’s writing process. But how do we know which word is the right one? Is there anything we can do ahead of time to arm ourselves? Or are we better off keeping it simple?

The answer isn’t as clear as you might hope. Ley and Leigh debate the pros and cons of using complex words to help you find the best option in your own writing.

First aired April 8, 2021.

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