Because I think in our media-saturated world we often forget that there are advantages of the written word that we can leverage to become better writers. And yes, there are advantages to movies, but do people realize the advantage of prose?
Example: We can evoke touch, smell, and taste in the reader. Movies and books can do sound, visuals, but it often is missing the other three. Take advantage of it. It’s not only immersive, but you’re leveraging their memory and imagination.
Anyone else want to add others?