“Each original definition aims to fill a hole in the language—to give a name to emotions we all might experience but don’t yet have a word for,” Koenig writes. 23 Perfect Words For Emotions You Never Realised Anyone Else Felt
The bigger the issue, the smaller you write. Remember that. You don't write about the horrors of war. You write about a kid's burnt socks lying on the road. You pick the smallest manageable part of the big thing, and you work off the resonance.