One Letter Changes Everything and That Terrifies Good Writers
Only writers will understand the deep emotional conflict which can occur over a choice between an “a” and an “o.”
I’ve been waiting for too long.
I’ve been waiting far too long.
One letter changed changes the entire motivation and feelings of the person who is making the statement. It alters the situation they have encountered. It sets the tone for what is acceptable and what is not in their world. It gives insight into their personality.
This is why writers will forever be critical of their own work. They will always question whether that “o” should have been an “a.”