I’m glad Kristen isn’t talking about my real darlings… but sometimes it is just as painful. But only for a short while, until I see how it improves the manuscript. Her post is below. Enjoy!
As writers, we are at risk of falling in love with our own cleverness. The “cool” idea, the super amazing mind-blowing twist at the end. We get so caught up in how smart we are that we fail to see that we are our own worst enemy.