Visual elements mixed with words can help make your story come alive.
"Excuse me; but as a geologist, you would rather study a book, some special work on the subject and not a drawing."
"The drawing shows me at one glance what might be spread over ten pages in a book."
- Ivan Turgenev, Fathers and Sons
Why are we beginning this week’s blog post with a quote from a Russian novel from 1861? Because it seemed a more elegant way than resorting to “a picture is worth a thousand words.”