A challenge of imagery that spoke to me from the readings [from the class I was taking] was that of using too much description. This is something that I often encounter in my own storytelling. Coming to writing from the vantage point of a visual artist, I sometimes become so overwhelmed by the picture in my mind that I get lost in describing every small detail. Also, many of the authors that I have followed closely throughout my life wrote on the broader side of imagery rather than the narrower. Lucy Maud Montgomery’s sweeping descriptions of the gardens and hollows of Prince Edward Island in the Anne and Emily series, and Ayn Rand’s painterly images of landscapes and architecture in The Fountainhead, doubtlessly influenced my…