Editing Cake

Nobody (except for crazy people) ever said editing was easy (unless they meant, "easily drives you crazy"). Entire scenes have to be rewritten, whole chapters gutted and sewed into new shape, and characters you thought you knew suddenly up and move to a different zip code of emotions without telling you why.

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Beating “Mediocrity”

For a long time, I refused to write because I was afraid of being mediocre. I was afraid that if I tried my best, my very best, it would turn out to be not-very-good. And then, I wouldn't have any more hope. See, in my head, as long as I didn't try, I had the possibility of being good, and then I could hope. Does that sound familiar?

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