So many differing opinions and philosophies... are rarely housed under the roof of a single magazine.
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.
History has shown us all too often the consequences of dreaming poorly or not at all.
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.
I do believe very much in the idea of unexpected or convulsive beauty - beauty in the service of liberty.