The Pros & Cons of Each Entertainment Medium

3 min readOct 10, 2022
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Stories exist in many mediums. Each of them have their own strengths and weaknesses.

It’s important to know what those unique strengths are before deciding which one to use. I believe every story has it’s matching medium.

When you have a great pair, your story will shine all the better.

To help you decide which medium to use, here’s a rough rundown of each medium’s pros and cons.



  • Unmatched potential for detail
  • Nearly complete creative control
  • Best for internal dialogue
  • Stimulates the audience’s imagination
  • Can be free and easy to create
  • No limit to what you can create
  • Pace set by the reader


  • Only words, rarely pictures
  • Lives and dies by the quality of the writing and its style
  • Not very popular anymore


  • The Giver
  • 1984
  • Lord of The Rings



  • Access to visual




I’m Blankmarks and I love magic in fiction. I’ll write about the various magic types and concepts not only for fun but to help writers create new magical worlds