Rewriting is a Little Like Murdering Children

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When your story is ready for rewrite, cut it to the bone. Get rid of every ounce of excess fat. This is going to hurt; revising a story down to the bare essentials is always a little like murdering children, but it must be done. ~ Stephen King

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One comment on “Rewriting is a Little Like Murdering Children
  1. patriciaawoods2013 says:

    Such ruthless behavior…and it is necessary. Thank you for the reminder of what must be done, no matter how difficult!

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