History has shown us all too often the consequences of dreaming poorly or not at all.
So many differing opinions and philosophies... are rarely housed under the roof of a single magazine.
I do believe very much in the idea of unexpected or ""convulsive"" beauty - beauty in the service of liberty.
I always try to be alert to the potential for repetition, for a decaying orbit with regard to my use of technique, etc.
Film fixes a precise visual image in the viewer's head. In fiction, you just hope you're precise enough to convey the intended effect.
I have always tended toward a lush prose style, but I take care to modulate it from story to story and to strip it down entirely when necessary.