Well that’s an interesting conclusion that took me by surprise. Subjective, of course, because not everyone will agree. (nor do they need to)
So here’s a puzzle for you. If objectivity is the answer to good writing, does that mean writing that isn’t subjective isn’t good writing?
Same thing happened to the little bookstore in my hometown. One day a “going out of business sale” sign appeared in the window. I went in, shocked. Told the owner I can’t even imagine not being able to go there anymore.
He was bitter and angry and said Amazon is killing little bookstores like him. So I asked him why he’s not…